Advantages, disadvantages and applications of linear variable differential transformer (LVDT)

Advantages:

There are some advantages of linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) which are given below,

  • The LVDT has low power consumption.
  • It has higher sensitive.
  • It has ruggedness.
  • It has wide range.
  • It has low hysteresis.

Disadvantages:

There are some disadvantages of linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) which are given below,

  • It has large primary voltage produce distortion in output.
  • Temperature affects the performance.
  • Sensitive to stray magnetic field.

Applications:

There are some important applications of linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) which are given below,

  • It act as a secondary transducer, it is used to measure force, weight and pressure.
  • The LVDT can be used for displacement measurement ranging from fraction of mm to few cm.
Linear variable differential transformer

Linear variable differential transformer

 

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