Danny Jost

Danny Jost
Danny Jost

Danny Jost graduated from Christendom College in Virginia in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in English language and literature. He writes Fundamentals content for FierceElectronics.

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Fundamentals

What is a Flow Sensor?

A flow sensor (more commonly referred to as a “flow meter”) is an electronic device that measures or regulates the flow rate of liquids and gasses.
Fundamentals

What is a Load Sensor?

A load sensor is an electronic device that converts tension and compression forces into a corresponding electrical signal.
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What is a Hall Effect Sensor?

A Hall effect sensor is an electronic device that is designed to detect the Hall effect, and convert its findings into electronic data
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What is an Ultrasonic Sensor?

An ultrasonic sensor is a device that measures the distance of a target object by emitting ultrasonic sound waves, and detecting its reflection.
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What is a Gas Sensor?

Gas sensors are electronic devices that detect and identify different types of gasses, often those that are toxic or explosive.
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What is a Level Sensor?

A level sensor is a device that is designed to monitor, maintain, and measure liquid (and sometimes solid) levels.
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What is a chemical sensor?

A chemical sensor is a device that measures and detects chemical qualities in a substance and converts the sensed chemical data into electronic data.
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What is a pressure sensor?

A pressure sensor is an electronic device that detects, regulates, or monitors pressure, and converts perceived physical data into an electronic signal.