The Engineer’s Guide to Signal Conditioning

Signal conditioning is one of the most important components of a data acquisition system because you cannot rely on the accuracy of the measurement without optimizing real-world signals for the digitizer in use. Depending on your sensor, the signal conditioning can vary widely with no instrument having the capability to provide all types of conditioning for all sensors. The key to a successful signal conditioning system is to understand the right circuitry needed to ensure an accurate measurement whatever your channel mix. The Engineer’s Guide to Signal Conditioning is designed to help you:

  • Master the fundamentals of each type of common signal conditioning type from amplification to isolation
  • Achieve the best measurements by understanding signal conditioning for specific sensor types
  • Explore best practices when building signal conditioning into a data acquisition system

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