Instrumentation for Engineering Measurements

ISBN-10: 0471551929

ISBN-13: 9780471551928

Edition: 2nd 1993 (Revised)

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Description: Stressing electronic measurements, this edition deals in considerable detail with the many aspects of digital instrumentation currently used in industry for engineering measurements and process control. New features include equipment used to manage different procedures, electronic and electrical principles important in understanding instrument systems operations, detailed descriptions of analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversions, characterization of signals and the processing of vibration data with a digital frequency analyzer.

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Book details

List price: $200.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/11/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838

List of Symbols
Applications of Electronic Instrument Systems
Introduction
The Electronic Instrument System
Engineering Analysis
Process Control
Process Control Devices
Experimental Error
Accumulation of Accepted Error
Improper Functioning of Instruments
Effect of the Transducer on the Process
Dual Sensitivity Errors
Other Sources of Error
Minimizing Experimental Error
Summary References Exercises
Analysis of Circuits
Introduction and Definitions
Basic Electrical Components
Kirchhoff's Circuit Laws
Diodes, Transistors, and Gates
Diodes
Transistors
Gates
DC Circuits
Periodic Functions
AC Circuits
Impedance
Frequency Response Function
Summary References Exercises
Analog Recording Instruments
Introduction
General Characteristics of Recording Instruments
Voltmeters for Steady-State Measurements
D'arsonval Galvanometer
Ammeter
DC Voltmeters
Voltmeter Loading Errors
Amplified Voltmeters
Potentiometric Voltmeters
Voltmeters for Slowly Varying Signals
Strip-Chart Recorders
X-Y Recorders
Voltmeters for Rapidly Varying Signals
Oscillograph Recorders
Transient Response of Galvanometers
Periodic Signal Response of Galvanometers
Oscilloscopes
Magnetic Tape Recorders
Summary References Exercises
Digital Recording Systems
Introduction
Digital Codes
Conversion Processes
Digital-to-Analog Converters
Analog-to-Digital Converters
Successive-Approximation Method
Intergration Method
Parallel or Flash Method
Data Distribution
Bus Structures
Interfaces
Digital Voltmeters
Data-Logging Systems
Data-Acquisition Systems
PC-Based Data-Acquisition Systems
Digital Oscilloscopes
Waveform Recorders
Aliasing
Antialiasing Filters
Summary References Exercises
Sensors for Transducers
Introduction
Potentiometers
Differential Transformers
Resistance Strain Gages
Capacitance Sensors
Eddy-Current Sensors
Piezoelectric Sensors
Piezoresistive Sensors
Photoelectric Sensors
Vacuum-Tube Detectors
Photoconductive Cells
Semiconductor Photodiodes
Resistance Temperature Detectors
Thermistors
Thermocouples
Crystal Oscillators
Summary References Exercises
Signal Conditioning Circuits
Introduction
Power Supplies
Battery Supplies
Line Voltage Supplies
Potentiometer Circuit (Constant Voltage)
Potentiometer Circuit (Constant Current)
Wheatstone Bridge (Constant Voltage)
Wheatstone Bridge (Constant Current)
Amplifiers
Operational Amplifiers
Inverting Amplifier
Differential Amplifier
Voltage Follower
Summing Amplifier
Integrating Amplifier
Differentiating Amplifier
Filters
High-Pass RC Filter
Low-Pass RC Filter
Active Filter
Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation
Time-Measuring Circuits
Binary Counting Unit
Gates in Counter Applications
Triggers
Counting Instruments
Summary References Exercises
Resistance-Type Strain Gages
Introduction
Etched-Foil Strain Gages
Strain-Gage Installation
Wheatstone Bridge Signal Conditioning
Recording Instr
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