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Linear Circuit Design Handbook by Hank Zumbahlen, Engineeri Engineeri Analog Devices Inc.

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CHAPTER 3 Sensors

SECTION 3-1 Positional Sensors

Linear Variable Differential Transformers

The linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) is an accurate and reliable method for measuring linear distance. LVDTs find uses in modern machine-tool, robotics, avionics, and computerized manufacturing.

The LVDT (see Figure 3-1) is a position-to-electrical ...

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