# The Type K thermocouple has a sensitivity of about 41 micro-Volts/℃, i.e. for each degree difference in the junction temperature, the output changes by 41 micro-Volts. If you have a 32-bit ADC, what is the smallest temperature change you can detect if the ADC range is 10 V?

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The Type K thermocouple has a sensitivity of about 41 micro-Volts/℃, i.e. for each degree difference in the junction temperature, the output changes by 41 micro-Volts. If you have a 32-bit ADC, what is the smallest temperature change you can detect if the ADC range is 10 V?

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The resolution of the 16 bit ADC is

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This is the minimum voltage change that ADC can detect.

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