A data acquisition system for a hand-held Electronic Nose ((HEN)-E-2)

H Chueh, J V Hatfield, P D Wareham, K C Persaud, P A Payne

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    Abstract

    This paper describes an approach towards the development of a portable E-Nose device based on an array of Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS) sensors, for early on-site dry rot detection on building timbers. A dedicated real-time data acquisition system with a programmable voltage generator, self-calibration techniques and custom visual software programmes has been designed and constructed for this application. Experimental results show that this data acquisition system can accurately measure a large range of resistive sensor response and is suitable for measuring both conducting polymer and MOS sensors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTransducers '01, Eurosensors XV : the 11th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators, June 10-14, 2001 Munich, Germany
    PublisherSpringer Nature
    ISBN (Print)3540421505
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

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