Mike Baker

Mike Baker

Mike Baker is a Managing Director at Sherborne Sensors. Mike's knowledge and experience within the engineering and sensors field spans more than 40 years starting with an apprenticeship at the Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough, and a four more years with them as mechanical design engineer. Moving out into industry Mike entered sensor design and development and by 1973 was Chief Engineer with Kulite Sensors, working in the USA prior to setting up their manufacturing operations in the UK. Mike then founded and built his own transducer business, Maywood Instruments Limited, which traded successfully for over 20 years. Following the sale of the business Mike spent a period in specialist instrumentation and sensor consultancy, in the UK, USA, and Sweden before becoming General Manager of Schaevitz Sensors, part of Measurement Specialties (UK). Mike led a management buyout to form Sherborne Sensors in July 2002. He can be reached at [email protected].

Stories by Mike Baker

Specmanship vs. Reality

If you want to either specify a sensor or acquire meaningful data from a sensor, you first need to understand terms such as total error band, accuracy, and precision.