Instrument used to measure operating information such as pressure, flow or temperature.

Source: IADC UBO / MPD Glossary, December 2011. Global Standards

Sensor (Types of Instruments)

Assembly in which the sensing element is housed and that may also contain associated circuit components.

Source: IEC 60079-29-1, Explosive atmospheres – Part 29-1: Gas detectors – Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases. Global Standards



Sensor means any unit external to the S-VDR, to which the S-VDR is connected and from which it obtains data to be recorded.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.163(78), Recommendation on Performance Standards for Shipborne Simplified Voyage Data Recorders (S-VDRs), 17 May 2004, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance

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