Instrumentation Reference Book

Author: Walt Boyes

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080478530

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1062

View: 4358

Instrumentation is not a clearly defined subject, having a 'fuzzy' boundary with a number of other disciplines. Often categorized as either 'techniques' or 'applications' this book addresses the various applications that may be needed with reference to the practical techniques that are available for the instrumentation or measurement of a specific physical quantity or quality. This makes it of direct interest to anyone working in the process, control and instrumentation fields where these measurements are essential. * Comprehensive and authoritative collection of technical information * Written by a collection of specialist contributors * Updated to include chapters on the fieldbus standards, reliability, EMC, 'virtual instrumentation', fibre optics, smart and intelligent transmitters, analyzers, level and flow meters, and many more

Industrial Instrumentation

Author: K Krishnaswamy

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122414851

Category: Automatic control

Page: 264

View: 1253

This Book Has Been Designed As A Textbook For The Students Of Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering And Instrumentation And Control Engineering With The Type Of Instruments Available For The Measurements And Control Of Process Variables In Various Industries Keeping The Syllabi Of Various Technical Universities In Mind.The Book Is An Outcome Of Author'S Vast Industrial Experience And His Academic Eminence. It Contains 4 Chapters. Chapter 1 Describes The Basic Concepts Of Temperature And Temperature-Measuring Instruments. Chapter 2 Covers All Possible Types Of Pressure Detectors, Chapter 3 Gives Fundamentals Of Force, Torque And Velocity Including Various Types Of Measuring Devices; Chapter 4 Is Devoted For Acceleration Vibration And Density Measurements. At The End Of Each Chapter, A Number Of Problems Are Worked Out And A Set Of Thought- Provoking Questions Are Given.The Book Would Serve As An Extremely Useful Text For Instrumentation Students And As A Reference For The Students Of Other Branches. In Addition, It Will Also Serve As A Reference Book For The Professionals In Instrumentation Engineering Field In Various Industries.

Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook

A Guide to Thermal Power Plants

Author: Swapan Basu,Ajay Debnath

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128011734

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 942

View: 9037

The book discusses instrumentation and control in modern fossil fuel power plants, with an emphasis on selecting the most appropriate systems subject to constraints engineers have for their projects. It provides all the plant process and design details, including specification sheets and standards currently followed in the plant. Among the unique features of the book are the inclusion of control loop strategies and BMS/FSSS step by step logic, coverage of analytical instruments and technologies for pollution and energy savings, and coverage of the trends toward filed bus systems and integration of subsystems into one network with the help of embedded controllers and OPC interfaces. The book includes comprehensive listings of operating values and ranges of parameters for temperature, pressure, flow, level, etc of a typical 250/500 MW thermal power plant. Appropriate for project engineers as well as instrumentation/control engineers, the book also includes tables, charts, and figures from real-life projects around the world. Covers systems in use in a wide range of power plants: conventional thermal power plants, combined/cogen plants, supercritical plants, and once through boilers Presents practical design aspects and current trends in instrumentation Discusses why and how to change control strategies when systems are updated/changed Provides instrumentation selection techniques based on operating parameters. Spec sheets are included for each type of instrument. Consistent with current professional practice in North America, Europe, and India

Instrumentation Fundamentals for Process Control

Author: Douglas O de Sa

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781560329015

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 9861

A practical introductory guide to the principles of process measurement and control. Written for those beginning a career in the instrumentation and control industry or those who need a refresher, the book will serve as a text or to supercede the mathematical treatment of control theory that will continue to be essential for a well-rounded understanding. The book will provide the reader with the ability to recognize problems concealed among a mass of data and provide minimal cost solutions, using available technology.

Laboratory Instrumentation

Author: Mary C. Haven,Gregory A. Tetrault,Jerald R. Schenken

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471285724

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 2888

An exhuastive guide to modern medical diagnostic and testing equipment, this completely updated book features coverage of every major type of instrumentation found in the clinical lab, vital information on more than 50 instrument manufacturers, plus high-quality illustrations that clearly display instrument components. 190 illustrations.

Electronics Engineer's Reference Book

Author: L. W. Turner

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483161277

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1200

View: 594

Electronics Engineer’s Reference Book, 4th Edition is a reference book for electronic engineers that reviews the knowledge and techniques in electronics engineering and covers topics ranging from basics to materials and components, devices, circuits, measurements, and applications. This edition is comprised of 27 chapters; the first of which presents general information on electronics engineering, including terminology, mathematical equations, mathematical signs and symbols, and Greek alphabet and symbols. Attention then turns to the history of electronics; electromagnetic and nuclear radiation; the influence of the ionosphere and the troposphere on the propagation of radio waves; and basic electronic circuits. The reader is also introduced to devices such as electron valves and tubes, integrated circuits, and solid-state devices. The remaining chapters focus on other areas of electronics engineering, including sound and video recording; electronic music and radio astronomy; and applications of electronics in weather forecasting, space exploration, and education. This book will be of value to electronics engineers and professionals in other engineering disciplines, as well as to scientists, students, management personnel, educators, and readers with a general interest in electronics and their applications.

Electrical Engineer's Reference Book

Author: G R Jones

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483292037

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1376

View: 6920

A long established reference book: radical revision for the fifteenth edition includes complete rearrangement to take in chapters on new topics and regroup the subjects covered for easy access to information. The Electrical Engineer's Reference Book, first published in 1945, maintains its original aims: to reflect the state of the art in electrical science and technology and cater for the needs of practising engineers. Most chapters have been revised and many augmented so as to deal properly with both fundamental developments and new technology and applications that have come to the fore since the fourteenth edition was published (1985). Topics covered by new chapters or radically updated sections include: * digital and programmable electronic systems * reliability analysis * EMC * power electronics * fundamental properties of materials * optical fibres * maintenance in power systems * electroheat and welding * agriculture and horticulture * aeronautic transportation * health and safety * procurement and purchasing * engineering economics

Reference for Modern Instrumentation, Techniques, and Technology: Ultrasonic Instruments and Devices I

Ultrasonic Instruments and Devices I

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080538907

Category: Science

Page: 482

View: 9532

While research on ultrasonics has been covered in earlier volumes of the Physical Acoustics series, Volumes 23 and 24 demonstrate the successful commercialization of devices and instruments arising from research in this area. These volumes will assist in the process of bringing research output into the marketplace to the benefit of customers. The chapters are liberally illustrated with pictures of actual commercial objects which have been or are in use. Included are Medical Ultrasonic Diagnostics, Nondestructive Testing (NDT), Acoustic Emission, Process Control, Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Devices, Frequency Control Devices, Research Instruments, Transducers, and Ultrasonic Microscopes. Also contained in the text are six essays covering technology transfer and commercialization.

Handbook of Physics in Medicine and Biology

Author: Robert Splinter

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 142007525X

Category: Science

Page: 548

View: 396

In considering ways that physics has helped advance biology and medicine, what typically comes to mind are the various tools used by researchers and clinicians. We think of the optics put to work in microscopes, endoscopes, and lasers; the advanced diagnostics permitted through magnetic, x-ray, and ultrasound imaging; and even the nanotools, that allow us to tinker with molecules. We build these instruments in accordance with the closest thing to absolute truths we know, the laws of physics, but seldom do we apply those same constants of physics to the study of our own carbon-based beings, such as fluidics applied to the flow of blood, or the laws of motion and energy applied to working muscle. Instead of considering one aspect or the other, Handbook of Physics in Medicine and Biology explores the full gamut of physics’ relationship to biology and medicine in more than 40 chapters, written by experts from the lab to the clinic. The book begins with a basic description of specific biological features and delves into the physics of explicit anatomical structures starting with the cell. Later chapters look at the body's senses, organs, and systems, continuing to explain biological functions in the language of physics. The text then details various analytical modalities such as imaging and diagnostic methods. A final section turns to future perspectives related to tissue engineering, including the biophysics of prostheses and regenerative medicine. The editor’s approach throughout is to address the major healthcare challenges, including tissue engineering and reproductive medicine, as well as development of artificial organs and prosthetic devices. The contents are organized by organ type and biological function, which is given a clear description in terms of electric, mechanical, thermodynamic, and hydrodynamic properties. In addition to the physical descriptions, each chapter discusses principles of related clinical diagnostic methods and technological aspects of therapeutic applications. The final section on regenerative engineering, emphasizes biochemical and physiochemical factors that are important to improving or replacing biological functions. Chapters cover materials used for a broad range of applications associated with the replacement or repair of tissues or entire tissue structures.

Polymer Reference Book

Author: Thomas Roy Crompton

Publisher: iSmithers Rapra Publishing

ISBN: 9781859574928

Category: Science

Page: 704

View: 1312

The aim of this book is to familiarise the reader with all aspects of the techniques used in the examination of polymers, covering chemical, physiochemical and purely physical methods of examination. The types of techniques available to the polymer chemist and technician are described, and their capabilities, limitations and applications are discussed. The book is intended, for all staff who are concerned with instrumentation and methodology in the polymer laboratory including laboratory designers, engineers and chemists, and also those concerned with the implementation of analytical specifications and process control limits.

Electrical Engineer's Reference Book

Author: M A Laughton,M G Say

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483102637

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 992

View: 5868

Electrical Engineer's Reference Book, Fourteenth Edition focuses on electrical engineering. The book first discusses units, mathematics, and physical quantities, including the international unit system, physical properties, and electricity. The text also looks at network and control systems analysis. The book examines materials used in electrical engineering. Topics include conducting materials, superconductors, silicon, insulating materials, electrical steels, and soft irons and relay steels. The text underscores electrical metrology and instrumentation, steam-generating plants, turbines and diesel plants, and nuclear reactor plants. The book also discusses alternative energy sources. Concerns include wind, geothermal, wave, ocean thermal, solar, and tidal energy. The text then looks at alternating-current generators. Stator windings, insulation, output equation, armature reaction, and reactants and time-constraints are described. The book also examines overhead lines, cables, power transformers, switchgears and protection, supply and control of reactive power, and power systems operation and control. The text is a vital source of reference for readers interested in electrical engineering.

Industrial Instrumentation

Author: N.A

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 8122416691

Category: Automatic control

Page: 455

View: 6347

This Book Has Been Designed As A Textbook For The Students Of Electronics Instrumentation And Control Engineering Courses Offered In Technical Universities All Over India And In Particular The Anna University, Chennai. The Topics Mainly Cover The Type Of Instruments For The Measurements And Control Of Process Variables In Various Industries.The Book Is An Outcome Of One Of The Authors' Vast Industrial Experience And His Academic Eminence. The Book Contains 7 Chapters In All. Chapter 1 Describes The Basic Concepts Of Temperature And Temperature Measuring Instruments. Chapter 2 Covers All Possible Types Of Pressure Detectors. Chapter 3 Gives Fundamentals Of Force, Torque And Velocity Whereas The Chapter 4 Is Devoted For Acceleration, Vibration And Density Measurements. While Chapter 5 Dealing With Complete Range Of Flow Meters. Chapter 6 Covers All Types Of Level Measurements. The Last Chapter 7 Describes The Basic Concepts With Reference To Measurements Of Viscosity, Humidity And Moisture.The Book Would Serve As An Extremely Useful Text For Electronics And Instrumentation Students And As A Reference For The Students Of Other Branches. In Addition, It Will Serve As A Reference Book For The Professionals In Instrumentation Field In Various Industries.

Instrumentation in Education

An Anthology

Author: Lloyd Bishop,Paula E. Lester

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780815306382

Category: Education

Page: 347

View: 4099

First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors

Handbook

Author: John G. Webster

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540648307

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1500

View: 7342

This detailed handbook describes current uses of instruments and techniques for practical measurements, including essential mathematical treatment to discover applications and solve problems. It reflects the tremendous changes and rapid advances in electronic communication, fibre optics and imaging technologies.