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Noun

transducers p
  1. Plural of transducer

Extensive Definition

A transducer is a device, usually electrical, electronic, electro-mechanical, electromagnetic, photonic, or photovoltaic that converts one type of energy or physical attribute to another for various purposes including measurement or information transfer (for example, pressure sensors).
The term transducer is commonly used in two senses; the sensor, used to detect a parameter in one form and report it in another (usually an electrical or digital signal), and the audio loudspeaker, which converts electrical voltage variations representing music or speech, to mechanical cone vibration and hence vibrates air molecules creating acoustical energy.

Types of transducers

This list is confined to the narrower definition of the term.

References

  • J. Allocca and A. Stuart, Transducers: Theory and Application, Reston 1984.
transducers in Bengali: পরিবর্তক
transducers in Danish: Transducer
transducers in German: Sensor
transducers in Spanish: Transductor
transducers in French: Transducteur
transducers in Italian: Trasduttore
transducers in Hebrew: מתמר
transducers in Malay (macrolanguage): Pemindah
transducers in Dutch: Transducent
transducers in Japanese: トランスデューサー
transducers in Norwegian Nynorsk: Transdusar
transducers in Portuguese: Transdutor
transducers in Sundanese: Transduser
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