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Vol. 94, No. 7, July 2008

 

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RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

1. Self-Adaptive Smart Sensors and Sensor Systems
    Sergey Y. Yurish, pp.1-14

2. Information Extraction from Large-scale WSNs: Approaches and Research Issues:

    Part I: Overview and Agent Based Approaches
    Elena Gaura, Tessa Daniel, pp.15-33

3. Information Extraction from Large-scale WSNs: Approaches and Research Issues:
    Part II: Query-based and Macroprogramming Approaches
    Tessa Daniel, Elena Gaura, pp. 34-56

4. Information Extraction from Large-scale WSNs: Approaches and Research Issues:
    Part III: Towards a Hybrid Approach
    Tessa Daniel, Elena Gaura, pp. 57-82

5. Wireless Sensing Opportunities for Aerospace Applications
    William Wilson, Gary Atkinson, pp. 83-90


6. A Survey of Sensor Network Security
    A. Vaseashta and S. Vaseashta, pp. 91-102

7. Wearable Battery-free Wireless 2-Channel EEG Systems Powered by Energy Scavengers
   
Mieke Van Bavel, Vladimir Leonov, Refet Firat Yazicioglu, Tom Torfs, Chris Van Hoof,
    Niels E. Posthuma and Ruud J. M. Vullers, pp.103-115

8. C-PFM Multiplexed Interrogation Technique for FBG Sensors with Time-Windowing Reduced Crosstalk
    L. Rossi, G. Breglio, A. Cusano, A. Irace, V. Pascazio and A. Cutolo, pp.116-125

9. Multiple Traffic Control Using Wireless Sensor and Density Measuring Camera
    Amrita Rai and Govind Singh Patel, pp.126-132

10.Gas Detection Using Embedded Piezoresistive Microcantilever Sensors in a Wireless Network
    Timothy L. Porter, William Delinger and Rick Venedam, pp.133-138

11.Utilization of Novel Overlap Functions in Wireless Sensor Fusion
    G. Rama Murthy and Padmalaya Nayak, pp.139-149

12.Intelligent Sensing in Inverter-fed Induction Motors: Wavelet-based Symbolic Dynamic Analysis
    Rohan Samsi, Asok Ray, pp.150-160

13.New Solid State Sensor for Detection of Humidity, Based on Ni, Co, and Mn Oxide Nano Composite Doped with Lithium
     A. Kazemzadeh, F. A. Hessary and N. Jafari, pp.161-169

14.Repulsive-Magnets-Type Acceleration Limit Switch
     Kazuhiro Nishimura and Mitsuteru Inoue, pp.170-175

15.Multifield Analysis of a Piezoelectrically Actuated Valveless Micropump
     Asim Nisar, Nitin Afzulpurkar, Banchong Mahaisavariya, Adisorn Tuantranont, pp.176-195

 

 

PRODUCT NEWS

 

Digital Pressure Transmitters Provide Extreme Accuracy, Offering the Ultimate in Latest Sensor Technology

 

Prime Technology, LLC of North Branford, CT introduces the Presens Precise pressure transmitter, a dynamic and extremely accurate pressure sensor. From Tsunami detection to submarine and ROV applications, the Presens transmitter is capable of servicing a wide array of harsh environments that other sensors cannot stand up to while providing unparalleled accuracy. The Presens transmitter is available in two accuracy classes, the Gold and Gold Plus offering a total error band of <0.02% full range and <0.01% full range, respectively ...

 

Celia Bozsum

Marketing Specialist

Prime Technology, LLC

344 Twin Lakes Rd, North Branford, CT 06471

Tel.: (203) 481-5721 x377, fax: (203) 481-8937

E-mail: cbozsum@primetechnology.com

Presens transmitter

 

 

Miniaturized Load Cells

 

Series miniaturized load cells BC300 from DS Europe are strain gauge load cells with 4 active arms Wheatstone bridge and a 2mV/V sensitivity with  < 0.5% FS linearity. Series BC300 can measure from 0 up to +2000Kg compression and from 0 up to 1000Kg tension and compression. Applications: general purpose load cells for automation machines, textile machines, medical machines, testing machines, machines working wood-plastics-rubber-paper, robotics, vehicles, military, weighing, food machines, agriculture machines, machine tools, research, geophysical, anti-overload for cranes and lifts etc. ...

 

Dott. Dario Piardi

DS Europe S.r.L.

Italy, Milan, Via F. Russoli 6

Tel.: +39 02 8910142

Fax: +39 02 89124848

E-mail: dseurope@dseurope.com

Miniaturized load cells BC300

 

 

Magnet Bases for Accelerometers Offer High Pull Strength in a Small Package

 

Germantown, MD - Wilcoxon Research, has released two new magnet bases for accelerometers, models B12 and B13. The new magnet bases have a narrow diameter for easy handling in the field and high pull strength for reliable vibration data measurements. Model B12 is a two-pole magnet base with a 7/8 inch (22mm) diameter and 20 pounds of force, suitable for accelerometers such as Wilcoxon models 786A and 780A. Model B13 is a two-pole magnet base with a 1 inch (25mm) diameter and 35 pounds of force, suitable for accelerometers such as Wilcoxon models 793 and 787A ...

 

Courtney Schlapo,

Marketing Communications

Wilcoxon Research

Tel.: 281-213-8238

E-mail: courtney.schlapo@meggitt.com

Magnet bases for accelerometers

 

 

Compact, Multifunctional Dew Point Transmitter for Measurements Down to -80C

 

The new dew point transmitter Series EE371 from E+E Elektronik enables dew point temperature measurements in the range from -80 to +60C (-112.140F). The auto-calibration feature and the specifically for these applications designed dew point sensor element provide outstanding accuracy and very good long-term stability. Wettability, fast response time and high resistance against chemical pollutants are the main features of this sensor element HMC01, developed by E+E Elektronik in thin film technology. The sensing head is pressure tight up 100 bar (1450 psi) and can be mounted either with a G ISO or a NPT thread ...

 

Ing. Werner Hentscholek

E+E Elektronik GmbH

Langwiesen 7

A-4209 Engerwitzdorf, Austria

Tel.: +43 - 7235-605-0, fax: +43 - 7235-605-8

E-mail: info@epluse.com

Dew point transmitter Series EE371

 

 

MT Series Sensors for Car Seat Memory Position Sensor Applications

 

In automobile seat applications the seat may be linearly movable, either manually or automatically via electromechanical means, on an associated track assembly. A sensor provides a signal representative of the position of the seat for several purposes, e.g. to control deployment or the force of an air bag, to feedback the motor position of the seat in connection with a seat position memory feature, etc. PIHER's MT rotary series have been designed for these applications and feature clutch function. Different models are available depending on the car model they are to be placed in. This product is through hole and can be easily tailored to customerґs specifications. Versions from 3 to 150 turns are already available off-the-shelf for applications such as recliner position sensor, head restraint position sensor, lumbar position sensor and seat linear memory position sensor. The MT series store the absolute angular or linear position of the seat thanks to the resistive technology guaranteed by over 40 years Piherґs experience in the field. This also does not require external electronics and prevents system malfunctioning due to current shortages ...

 

Antonio Beasain Aranda,

Marcom

Tel.: +34 948 82 04 50 (Ext. 215)

E-mail: antonio.beasain@meggitt.com

 

MT rotary sensors series

 

 

Low Cost OEM Pressure Sensors Ideal for a Wide Variety of Industrial Applications

 

Moorpark, CA Kavlico, a global business unit of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) and an operation of Schneider Electric, has recently introduced the Models P4055/P4056 OEM Pressure Sensors. These devices have a piezo-resistive sense element and the P4050 is available in pressure ranges of 0-3 through 0-300 psi gage, sealed gage, and absolute while the P4056 is available in measurement ranges of 0 - 200 mBar through 20 Bar. The rugged, brass sensors are compatible with many types of liquid and gaseous media. Small in size (40 grams max.), the P4055/P4056 have a built-in Metri-Pack 150 electrical connector. Operating on 5 Vdc, the sensors provide a 0.5 to 4.5 Vdc output proportional to pressure. Pressure port options include NPT, G 1/4, M10, and M12.  The temperature compensated sensors exhibit exception EMI/RFI performance and can tolerate high vibration environments. The sensors have a total error band is 2% over -20 to +85 C while the having a full operating temperature range is -40 to +125C ...

 

Lori Appel

Manager, Marketing Communications

Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) - Kavlico

14501 Princeton Avenue

Moorpark, CA 93021

Direct Line: (805) 552-3406 - Cell: (805) 298-0604

E-mail: lappel@kavlico.com

P4055/P4056 OEM Pressure Sensor

 

 

Accurate Monitoring of Hydraulic Cylinder Displacement

 

Telford UK - The new Gefran RK Series position transducer uses a contactless magnetostrictive linear sensor for accurate and reliable displacement measurement in hydraulic applications. The RK Series is designed for OEM use within the hydraulic cylinder, typically for monitoring and control in mobile applications, such as earth moving, agricultural and mining equipment.

 

Suitable for cylinder stroke lengths from 50mm to 4000mm, the compact sensor has a 10mm diameter probe, with a compact, versatile head arrangement smaller than any other solution currently available on the market. External connection to the head is via an IP67 rated cable connection, up to 50 m long, providing a straightforward analogue output of displacement, with an industry leading linearity and accuracy of better than 0.02% of Full Scale ...

 

Gefran SIEI UK Limited

7 Pearson Road, Central Park

Telford, TF2 9TX

Tel.: 08452 604555

Fax: 08452 677455

E-mail: sales@gefran.co.uk

RK Series position transducer

 

 

High Speed, Four Channel Logic-to-Fiber Interface Converter

 

Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI, has just announced its new high speed, four channel digital logic level to fiber interface converter, Model 6765.  With typical operating speeds in excess of 10 Mbps, this Logic-to-Fiber Interface Converter translates four input/output logic pairs into four fiber pairs, resulting in a total of eight fiber optic connections. This convenient circuit board, powered from 5 VDC, is ideal for embedded applications.  Other features include user selectable fiber light ON polarity, ST fiber connectors, and logic test points for signal monitoring ...

 

Tina Corticelli, Media Manager

Electro Standards Laboratories

36 Western Industrial Drive

Cranston, RI 02921

Tel: 401-943-1164, fax: 401-946-5790

E-mail: eslab@ElectroStandards.com

Logic level to fiber interface converter

 

 

New Humidity and Micro Head Sensors for the AccuSense ATM2400 Instrument Family

 

Degree Controls, Inc announces the availability of two new sensors in the Cambridge AccuSense instrument family. With the addition of the new humidity sensor (UHS1000) and the new micro head airflow and temperature sensor (UAS2000) the ATM2400 provides more functionality for airflow and thermal analysis. The UAS2000 micro head airflow and temperature sensor uses the DegreeC patented pulse technology to provide the smallest sensing element on the market; further expanding the range of the ATM2400 family. At smaller than .5mm it can record airflow and temperature inside the fins of a heatsink, between tightly spaced components, and in other small locations ...

 

Ray Cottrell

Degree Controls Inc.

18 Meadowbrook Drive, Milford, NH 03055

Tel.: 952/746-1276

E-mail: ray.cottrell@degreec.com

 


 

 

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