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Modeling a Micro Pressure Sensor Activity files
The Modeling a Micro Pressure Sensor Activity and Kit is part of the Micro Pressure Sensors and the Wheatstone Bridge Learning Module. In this activity participants build a macro-size pressure sensor model that uses a Wheatstone bridge as the sensing circuit. The operation and analysis of the model is similar to that of a micro pressure sensor. After building the model students observe and analyze the effects that pressure has on the diaphragm and Wheatstone bridge circuit, as well as create calibration curves for their particular sensor.
The kit provides the majority of supplies needed to build this model. However, the instructor will have to supply a few things. To see a list of the kit items and the items that need to be provide by the instructor, go to the Micro Pressure Sensors and the Wheatstone Bridge Learning Module, and then scroll down to the Modeling a Micro Pressure Sensor Activity. To access the Instructor Guide and the supporting presentations for this activity and learning module, you must be a registered user of this site.
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