What you need to know about integrating force sensors.

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There are many ways to measure force, and major differences among force measurement devices. To select the right technology, engineers need to consider a number of application-specific factors, including accuracy requirements, proper output range, and ease of integration.

Our study guide includes:

  • Clear explanation of the various types of force measurements, including tension, compression, and shear

  • Comparison of various force sensing technologies such as load cells, piezoresistive, and capacitive sensors

  • The role of circuits in measuring resistance change

  • Discussion of issues including power consumption, size, cost, and durability

  • The background of thin and flexible tactile sensors

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