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Subject Area: Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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Level sensing of liquids and solids – a review of the technologies

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Title:Level sensing of liquids and solids – a review of the technologies
Author(s):James A. Hunt, (Hove, UK)
Citation:James A. Hunt, (2007) "Level sensing of liquids and solids – a review of the technologies", Sensor Review, Vol. 27 Iss: 3, pp.200 - 206
Keywords:Liquids, Sensors, Solids
Article type:General review
DOI:10.1108/02602280710758138 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Purpose – Examines the wide range of liquid and solid level sensors, their technologies and commercial application.

Design/methodology/approach – Provides background information on trends in level sensing, on how each type works and the various applications. Some selection criteria are given.

Findings – There is a wide range of level sensors for every target liquid and solid sensing application, but the sector is technologically mature. There are some new application areas deriving from legislation and climate change.

Originality/value – Provides information of value for those involved with sensor applications.

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