In selecting the components necessary to develop a complete measurement system or add to an existing system, you will want to consider the specific requirements of your application and the varying characteristics of the sensors, power units, and cables required. The technical articles in this section are authored by Dytran's Chairman of the Board, Nicholas D. Change, an acknowledged expert in the field of sensor design. These articles discuss the theory, technologies, and individual operating characteristics of the components required to develop a complete system.


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I. Miniature IEPE Triaxial Piezoelectric Accelerometer for Space Applications

II. Piezoelectric Measurement System Comparison: Charge Mode vs. Low Impedance Voltage Mode

III. Low Frequency Phase Shift in LIVM Sensors as a function of Discharge Time Constant and Frequency

IV. Low Frequency Response and Quasi-Static Behavior of LIVM Sensors

V. Introduction to Piezoelectric Force Sensors

VI. Introduction to Piezoelectric Pressure Sensors

VII. Introduction to LIVM Accelerometers

VIII. Introduction to Charge Mode Accelerometers

IX. Accelerometer Mounting Considerations

X. Back-to-Back Accelerometer Calibration

XI. Introduction to Current Source Power Units

XII. Introduction to Impulse Hammers

XIII. Cable Considerations

XIV. Useful Formulae and Conversion Factors

XV. Glossary of Terms