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Principles and Methods of Temperature Measurement

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ISBN-10: 0471627674

ISBN-13: 9780471627678

Edition: 1st 1988

Authors: Thomas D. McGee

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Explains the principles underlying all devices used to sense temperature, and how the sensor signals are processed to convert them to indications of temperature. Describes the fundamental concepts of temperature, the Thermodynamic Temperature Scale, and the International Practical Temperature Scale. Covers sensor choice, response characteristics, heat transfer conditions, installation errors, instrumentation compromises, and mechanisms of sensor deterioration. Many specific sensors are described, including expansion devices, liquid-in-glass thermometers, electrical resistance devices, thermistors, electronic sensors, thermocouples, disappearing filament optical pyrometers, infrared pyrometers, total radiation pyrometers, pyrometric cones, and other novel methods. Includes discussion of measurement of temperatures to a fraction of a degree Kelvin.
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Book details

List price: $285.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/19/1988
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244

The Concept of Temperature
The Thermodynamic Temperature Scale
Entropy, Temperature, and Statistical Mechanics
The International Practical Temperature Scale
General Characteristics of Temperature Measuring Devices and Treatment of Data
Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
Sealed Liquid or Gas Sensing Instruments and Bimetallic Sensors
Electrical Resistance Temperature Measurement Using Metallic Sensors
Thermistors and Semiconductors for Temperature Measurement
Thermoelectric Temperature Measurement
Theory of Radiant Heat Transfer as a Basis for Temperature Measurement by Radiant Techniques
The Disappearing Filament Optical Pyrometer
Photoelectric Optical Pyrometers
Total Radiation Pyrometers
Novel Methods of Temperature Measurement
Pyrometric Cones
Calibration Methods
Installation Effects
Dynamic Response of Sensors
Temperature Instrumentation and Control