LabVIEW Based Characterization and Optimization of Thermal Sensors


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International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems

Professor Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay

Exeley Inc. (New York)

Subject: Computational Science & Engineering, Engineering, Electrical & Electronic


eISSN: 1178-5608



VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 4 (December 2011) > List of articles

LabVIEW Based Characterization and Optimization of Thermal Sensors

Nasrin Afsarimanesh * / Pathan Zaheer Ahmed *

Keywords : LabVIEW, Transdcer, RTD, Thermistor, AD590, Sampling and Optimization

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 726-739, DOI:

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 01-October-2011 / Accepted: 20-November-2011 / Published Online: 06-December-2011



Reliable operation of a transducer carries a great importance while choosing it for a particular application.This project report characterization of thermistor, and RTD in detail. Thermal transducers are widely used transducers in most of the industrial and scientific instrumentation. These transducers of different types and parameters are commercially available in the market by different manufacturers. The manufactures need to test large volume for specifying the parameters of these devices. More over this test would serve as feedback for quality assurance and production schedule.
Moreover any upgradation in processing technology proposed by the research and development activities has to be evaluated before launching in to the production. On the other hand the users of such transducers would need to test the critical parameters before they use it in a specific application.The LabVIEW software, its example and LabVIEW based characterization setup reported here offer reliable high speed solution with flexibility in the form of software adjustment for performing different test suitable to both categories such as manufacturers and the users.

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