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Glossary

A

B

C

E

G

Gain
Gauge Reference Pressure
Grams per Square Centimetre
Gravity
Ground

H

HART® protocol
Heat
Hectopascal (hPa)
Hydrostatic level measurement
Hydrostatic Pressure
Hygienic
Hygienic tubus
Hysteresis

I

M

O

Q

Quiescent Supply Current

R

S

Safe Overload
Sampling rate
Sealed Gauge Reference Pressure (SG)
Secondary Pressure Standards
Self Heating
Sensing Element
Sensitivity
Serial transmission
Set or Actuation Point
Ship approvals
Shock resistance
Short circuit protection
Shunt Calibration
Signal conditioning
SIL certification
Sink Current
Silicon
Silicon on Insulator
Silicon Pressure Sensors
Snubber
Source Current
Span
Span Offset
Span Output
Span Sensitivity
Specific Gravity
Square Root Extraction
Standard Atmosphere
Static Accuracy
Static Calibration
Static Error Band
Static Line Pressure
Sterilisation
Storage Temperature Range
Strain Gauge
Submersible pressure sensors
Suction Pressure
Supply Voltage or current
Supply Voltage Operating Limits
Supply Voltage Ratiometric Limits
Supply Voltage Ratiometricity
Surface Temperature Measurement
Switching frequency
Switching functions

V

Vacuum
Varivent
Vented Cable
Vented Gauge Reference Pressure (VG)
Vibration Error
Viscosity
Volumetric Flow Rate

D

F

J

Jumper

K

Kelvin
Kilogram per Square Centimeter (kg/cm²)
Kilopascal (kPa)

L

N

P

T

Technical Atmosphere (at)
Temperature Coefficient of Full-Scale Span
Temperature Coefficient of Resistance
Temperature Compensation
Temperature effects
Temperature Error
Temperature Error Band (TEB)
Temperature Shift Span
Temperature Shift Zero
Temperature Probe
Terminal Straight Line (TSL)
TDL
The Inter-integrated Circuit (I2C)
Thermal Coefficient of Resistance (TCR)
Thermal Coefficient of Span (TCS)
Thermal Coefficient Offset (TCO)
Thermal Hysteresis
Thermal Span or Sensitivity Shift (TSS)
Thermal Zero Shift (TZS)
Thermowell
Thick Film Technology
Thin Film Technology
Threshold
Tolerance
Tons per Square Foot (tsf), USA, Short
Tons per Square Inch (tsi), UK, Long
Tons per Square Inch (tsi), USA, Short
Torr
Total Error Band (TEB)
Total Pressure
Traceable Calibration
Transducer
Transfer Function
Transmitter
Turndown Ratio
TEDS

U

W

Water Density
Water hammer
Wetted Parts
Wet/Wet
Wheatstone Bridge Strain Gauge
Working Pressure

Z

Zero Adjustment
Zero Offset
Zero Return
Zero Stability
2 wire
3 wire
4 wire
4-20mA Current Loop Output