1982-02-01

A Glossary of Automotive Sensor Nomenclature 820516

The sensor glossary presented in this paper was compiled from various standards available to the automotive industry. The glossary was assembled to assist the automotive engineer in the formulation of specifications and test methods.
The successful application of sensors in automotive electronic control systems depends on effective communication between automotive manufacturers and suppliers. Terms commonly considered as either controversial or confusing in usage were given a definition to eliminate potential misunderstandings.

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