Measurement and Control Basics

ISBN-10: 1556175418

ISBN-13: 9781556175411

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Thomas A. Hughes

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List price: $76.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: ISA
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 315
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

About the Authorp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Introduction to Process Controlp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Definition of Process Controlp. 1
Elements of a Process Control Systemp. 3
General Requirements of a Control Systemp. 7
Intuitive Approach to Process Control Conceptsp. 9
Process Control Loopsp. 27
Introductionp. 27
Single-loop Feedback Controlp. 27
Time Elements of a Feedback Loopp. 30
Comparison of Basic Physical Systemsp. 35
Dead Time Lagp. 47
Advanced Control Loopsp. 49
Tuning Control Loopsp. 53
Electrical and Electronic Fundamentalsp. 67
Introductionp. 67
Fundamentals of Electricityp. 67
Selecting Wire Sizep. 81
Electrical Control Devicesp. 87
Digital System Fundamentalsp. 93
Introductionp. 93
Binary Signals and Codesp. 93
Numbering Systemsp. 94
Data Codesp. 101
Binary Logic Functionsp. 106
Logic Function Symbolsp. 111
Ladder Logic Diagramsp. 111
Pressure Measurementp. 117
Introductionp. 117
Definition of Pressurep. 117
Manometersp. 126
Pressure Gaugesp. 128
Level Measurement and Controlp. 147
Introductionp. 147
Sight-type Instrumentsp. 147
Pressure-type Instrumentsp. 151
Electrical-type Instrumentsp. 155
Sonic-type Instrumentsp. 160
Radiation-type Instrumentsp. 161
Level Switchesp. 165
Temperature Measurementp. 171
Introductionp. 171
A Brief History of Temperature Measurementp. 171
Temperature Scalesp. 172
Reference Temperaturesp. 173
Filled-System Thermometersp. 175
Bimetallic Thermometersp. 176
Thermocouplesp. 179
Resistance Temperature Detectorsp. 188
Thermistorsp. 193
Integrated-Circuit Temperature Sensorsp. 195
Radiation Pyrometersp. 197
Analytical Measurement and Controlp. 201
Introductionp. 201
Conductivity Measurementp. 201
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration (pH) Measurementp. 204
Density and Specific Gravity Measurementp. 208
Humidity Measurementp. 216
Principles of Electromagnetic Radiationp. 221
Electromagnetic Spectrump. 221
Photodetectorsp. 224
Turbidity Analyzerp. 231
Gas Analysisp. 232
Analyzer Measurement Applicationsp. 236
Flow Measurementp. 241
Introductionp. 241
Flow Principlesp. 241
Flow-Measuring Techniquesp. 252
Final Control Elementsp. 275
Introductionp. 275
Control Valve Basicsp. 275
AC and DC Motorsp. 292
Pumpsp. 302
Process Control Computersp. 309
Introductionp. 309
History of Process Control Computersp. 309
Distributed Control Systemsp. 315
Programmable Controllersp. 318
Basic Components of PLC Systemsp. 320
Plantwide Computer-based Systemp. 336
Standard Graphics Symbols for Process Control and Instrumentationp. 341
Thermocouple Tablesp. 353
Answers to Exercisesp. 357
Indexp. 367
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