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Calibration and Linearization Techniques

  • Gert van der Horn
  • Johan L. Huijsing
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Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 419)

Abstract

In the first part of this chapter we will identify and distinguish the different types of errors which affect the transfer of the sensor, and explain which errors can be corrected by calibration. In the following section we will explain different linearization techniques which can be used to calibrate the offset, gain, and linearity errors in the sensor transfer. In the last part we will propose and explain a polynomial calibration method which can be used to calibrate and linearize the sensor transfer in a step-by-step approach. It will be shown how the method can be expanded to a two-dimensional polynomial calibration to be used for calibration of a cross-sensitivity error.

Keywords

Sensor Output Calibration Coefficient Calibration Measurement Linearization Technique Calibration Step 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert van der Horn
    • 1
  • Johan L. Huijsing
    • 1
  1. 1.University of DelftThe Netherlands

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