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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, 6th Edition by Simon Monk, Stan Gibilisco

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CHAPTER

Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOULL LEARN ABOUT ELECTRONIC DEVICES THAT CONVERT ENERGY FROM ONE form to another, devices that can detect phenomena and measure their intensity, systems that can help you determine your location (or the location of some other object), and devices that facilitate navigation for vessels, such as ships, aircraft, and robots.

Wave Transducers

In electronics, wave transducers convert AC or DC into acoustic or electromagnetic (EM) waves. They can also convert these waves into AC or DC signals.

Dynamic Transducer for Sound

A dynamic transducer comprises a coil and magnet that translates mechanical vibration into varying electrical current or vice-versa. The most common examples ...

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