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A low-cost, compact indoor thermal environment monitor

Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, (IMTC) 2000

Author: Song, C., Watanabe, K. , Nakayama, M. , Kanehori, M. , Okuyama, H. , Ito, Y. , Kushime, E.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 2000

Abstract:

An environment monitor is developed to assess the thermal condition in living and working atmosphere in terms of room and radiation temperatures, relative humidity and air flow. Thermistors are used for temperature and air-flow detection, and the polyimide-film-based capacitive sensor is used for relative humidity detection. To achieve high-accuracy measurements with these low-cost sensors and their simple electronics, calibration table made by interpolating calibration data using cubic spline functions are accommodated into the smart transducer interface module. The module also includes the electronic data sheets of sensors and the communication facility for networking. Performances of prototypes demonstrate the validity of the present approach to a low-cost high-accuracy thermal environment monitor


Further Details

Pages: 290-294
Volume: 1
Publish Location: Baltimore
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Print discarded
Electronic Resource Number: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IMTC.2000.846870
Keywords: air, health improvement, telecommunication
Reads: 156
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