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Is there a standard abbreviation or symbol for "Transducer"? I get tired of constantly having to write out the word in full, and also making it a box in diagrams. In my case it's even worse - the full term is "ultrasonic transmitter/receiver transducer". Yes, I can shorten it a bit with Tx/Rx...

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    \$\begingroup\$ At the beginning of you documents, place an "acronyms and definitions" paragraph, define UTRT as "ultrasonic transmitter/receiver transducer" there, and then use UTRT all throughout the doc. Done ! \$\endgroup\$ – dim Apr 27 '16 at 10:16
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    \$\begingroup\$ Usually each type of transducer has its own symbol; some complex transducers (due to the limited nature of their use) often have no standard symbol. \$\endgroup\$ – Peter Smith Apr 27 '16 at 10:32
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    \$\begingroup\$ I would think that process engineers would want the transducer named for the physical input and output rather than the technology used for the instrument - L/I level to current for example. \$\endgroup\$ – Charles Cowie Apr 27 '16 at 14:10
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Found this site, which seems to provide a generic "transducer" symbol

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    \$\begingroup\$ It's always okay to accept your own answer. Waiting a few days is reasonable, a few years is laudable. \$\endgroup\$ – uhoh Feb 3 at 1:17
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There are standards for symbols used on piping and instrumentation and process control diagrams. It is usually a circle containing a letter code for the type of transducer. I have also seen a square with a diagonal line through it. Search P&I Diagram and Process Control Diagram. The ID number often needs to be in the symbol.

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