Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless Sensor Networks

Tags: Wireless Sensor Network, Sensors, MEMS, GMR (Giant Magneto Resistance)

Wireless Sensor Networks

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) can be defined as self-configured and infrastructure-less wireless networks. WSNs monitor physical or environmental conditions, such as temperature, sound, vibration, pressure, motion or pollutants and cooperatively pass their data through the networks to the central location or sink where it can be observed and analysed. 

The characteristics of these devices and the operating principles, including those of MEMS (micro-electromechanics system), which are the current trends in sensor devices fabrication, have been discussed.

This book is about sensors and their applications in various fields like automobiles, wireless sensor networks, humidity sensing devices, manufacturing and medical applications. Each chapter contains necessary schematic diagrams coupled with three categories of review questions. 

This volume is about sensors and their application in various fields like automobiles, wireless sensor networks, humidity sensing devices, manufacturing, and medical applications amongst others. This book provides presentations of various types of sensors along with transducers that are used in today’s industrial scenario. It describes in detail the comprehensive state of present-day technologies.

• Preface

• An Introduction to Sensors and MEMS: Current and Future Technology

• Automotive Applications of Microelectromechanical System (MEMS)

• Magnetism, Magnetic Sensors and GMR Technology

• The Fundamentals and Value of Infrared Thermometry

• Quartz Rotation Rate Sensors and High-Temperature Ceramic Sensors

• Sensors and Transmitters Powered by Fibre Optics and a Study of High-Temperature Fibre

  Optics Pressure Sensors

• Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) and Wireless Sensor Networks

• Understanding and Applying Intrinsic Safety

• Sensors and Instrumentation for the Detection and Measurement of Humidity

• Remote Sensing Technology and its Applications

• Sensor Technology in Manufacturing Applications

• Index

  • It highlights all the salient features of a wide spectrum of sensors which primarily includes MEMS, along with its application in medical field, instrumentation, ceramic, and silicon sensors.
  • Beside these, technologies like GMR (Giant Magneto Resistance), quartz rotation rate sensors, intrinsic safety devices along with manufacturing industry related sensors have been discussed.
  • Each chapter highlights the Indian Scenario and Updates on the effect of pandemic on each application domain.
  • The market scenario with growth trends in revenue in both global and domestic market have been suitably highlighted.  As such, this volume is an up-to-date reference for the trending sensor technology.
  • The Students of engineering will find this volume highly useful for their course work along with guidance for final year projects and seminar work. This will also serve as a pointer to choose their future field of innovation and research work.
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