Posts tagged Thermocouples

The Seebeck Coefficient

November 1st, 2006

In this issue, we address the Seebeck coefficient, a property that determines the performance of thermocouples and Peltier elements. Basically, the Seebeck coefficient is related to the fact that electrons are both carriers of electricity…read more

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Effects of electrical noise on thermocouple measurements

August 1st, 2002

Measurements of temperature in electronic equipment and in thermal characterization apparatus are most often made with thermocouples. As with any sensor, the goal is to gather information about the environment in the vicinity of the…read more

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Notes on Using Thermocouples

January 1st, 1997

Introduction Thermocouples are the most widely used temperature sensor in test anddevelopment work. Accurate temperature measurements can be made at low costwith shop-built probes and ordinary low-level voltmeters. What Are Thermocouples and How Do They…read more

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