TEC-NOT-010 Thermocouples Technical Notes

This paper outlines temperature measurement using thermocouples. In particular, the concepts of reference junctions and firmware compensation are discussed. The following topics are discussed:

  • “Overview” on page 1
  • “Thermocouple theory” on page 1
  • “Types of thermocouples” on page 3
  • “Design considerations” on page 4
  • “Conclusion” on page 4
  • “References” on page 5