Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Volume 2: Process Control


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This third edition of the Instrument Engineers' Handbook-most complete and respected work on process instrumentation and control-helps you:
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801982422
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/1995
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1584
  • Product dimensions: 8.91 (w) x 11.32 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Instrument Symbols, Performance, and Terminology
Instrument Terminology and Performance
System Accuracy
Redundant and Voting Systems
Flowsheet Symbols
Binary Logic Diagrams
Instrument Evaluation
Chapter 2. Flow Measurement
Application and Selection
BTU Flowmeters for Heat Exchangers
BTU Flowmeters for Gaseous Fuels
Cross-Correlation Flowmetering
Elbow Taps
Flow Switches
Jet Deflection Flow Detectors
Laminar Flowmeters
Magnetic Flowmeters
Mass Flowmeters-Coriolis
Mass Flowmeters-Miscellaneous
Mass Flowmeters-Thermal
Metering Pumps
Pitot Tubes, Averaging, and Duct Section Units
Positive Displacement Gas Flowmeters
Positive Displacement Liquid Meters and Provers
Purge Flow Regulators
Segmental Wedge Flowmeter
Sight Flow Indicators
Solids, Flowmeters and Feeders
Target Meters
Turbine and Other Rotary Element Flowmeters
Ultrasonic Flowmeters
Variable-Area, Gap, and Vane Flowmeters
V-Cone Flowmeter
Venturi Tubes, Flow Tubes, and Flow Nozzles
Vortex and Fluidic Flowmeters
Weirs and Flumes
Chapter 3. Level Measurement
Application and Selection
Capacitance and Radio Frequency (RF) Admittance Probes
Conductivity and Field Effect Level Switches
Diaphragm Level Detectors
Differential Pressure Level Detectors
Displacer Level Detectors
Float Level Devices
Laser Level Sensors
Level Gauges
Microwave Level Switches
Optical Level Devices
Radar Level Transmitters and Gauges
Radiation Level Sensors
Resistance Tapes
Rotating Paddle Switches
Slip Tubes and Dipsticks
Tape Level Devices
Thermal Level Sensors
Time Domain Reflectometry and Phase Difference Sensors
Ultrasonic Level Detectors
Vibrating Level Switches
Chapter 4. Temperature Measurement
Application and Selection
Bimetallic Thermometers
Calibrators and Simulators
Color Indicators, Crayons, Pellets
Fiber-Optic Thermometers
Filled-Bulb and Glass-Stem Thermometers
Integrated Circuitry (IC) Transistors and Diodes
Miscellaneous Temperature Sensors
Pneumatic and Suction Pyrometers
Pyrometric Cones
Radiation and Infrared Pyrometers
Quartz Crystal Thermometry
Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs)
Temperature Switches and Thermostats
Ultrasonic Thermometers
Chapter 5. Pressure Measurement
Selection and Application
Accessories: Seals, Snubbers, Calibrators, and Manifolds
Bellows-Type Pressure Sensors
Bourdon and Helical Pressure Sensors
Diaphragm or Capsule-Type Sensors
Differential Pressure Instruments
Electronic Pressure Sensors
High-Pressure Sensors
Manometers Multiple Pressure Scanners
Pressure Gauges
Pressure Repeater
Pressure and Differential Pressure Switches
Vacuum Sensors
Chapter 6. Density Measurement
Application and Selection
Liquid Density - Displacement and Float-Type Densitometers
Liquid Density - Hydrometers
Liquid Density - Hydrostatic Densitometers
Liquid/Slurry Density - Miscellaneous Densitometers
Liquid Density - Oscillating Coriolis Densitometers
Liquid/Sludge Density - Radiation Densitometers
Liquid/Slurry/Gas Density - Vibrating Densitometers
Liquid Density - Weighing a Fixed Volume
Gas Densitometers
Chapter 7. Safety, Weight, and Miscellaneous Sensors
Electrical and Intrinsic Safety
Electrical Meters and Sensors
Energy Management Devices (Peak Load Shedding)
Excess Flow Check Valves
Explosion Suppression and Deluge Systems
Flame Arresters, Conservation Vents and Emergency Vents
Detectors of Flame, Fire, and Smoke
Leak Detectors
Metal Detectors
Noise Sensors
Proximity Sensors and Limit Switches
Relief Valves - Determination of Required Capacity
Relief Valves - Features and Sizing
Rupture Discs
Speed Detectors, Tachometers
Thickness and Dimension Measurement
Torque and Force Transducers
Vibration, Shock, and Acceleration
Weather Stations
Weighing - General Considerations
Weighing - Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic
Weighing - Electronic Load Cells
Chapter 8. Analytical Instrumentation
Analyzer Application and Selection
Analyzer Sampling - Process Samples
Analyzer Sampling - Stack Particulates
Air Quality Monitoring
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), and Total Oxygen
Demand (TOD)
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Chromatographs - Gas
Chromatographs - Liquid
Coal Analyzers
Conductivity Analyzers
Consistency Analyzers
Corrosion Monitoring
Differential Vapor Pressure Sensor
Dioxin Analysis
Elemental Monitors
Fiber-Optic Probes
Fluoride Analyzers
Hydrocarbon Analyzers
Hydrogen Sulfide
Infrared Analyzers
Ion-Selective Electrodes
Mass Spectrometers
Mercury in Air
Mercury in Water
Moisture in Air: Humidity and Dew Point
Moisture in Gases and Liquids
Moisture in Solids
Molecular Weight
Nitrate, Ammonia, and Total Nitrogen
Nitrogen Oxide Analyzers
Odor Detection
Oil In or On Water
Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP)
Oxygen in Gases
Oxygen in Liquids (Dissolved Oxygen)
Ozone in Gas
Ozone in Water
Particulates, Opacity, Dust, and Smoke
Particle Size and Distribution Monitors
pH Measurement
Phosphorus Analyzer
Physical Properties Analyzers - ASTM Methods
Streaming Current or Particle Charge Analyzer
Sulfur-in-Oil Analyzers
Sulfur Oxide Analyzers
Thermal Conductivity Detectors
Total Carbon Analyzers
Toxic Gas Monitoring
Turbidity, Sludge, and Suspended Solids
Ultraviolet and Visible Analyzers
Viscometers - Application and Selection
Viscometers - Laboratory
Viscometers - Industrial
Voltametric, Amperometric, and Other Electrochemical Analyzers
Water Quality Monitoring
Wet-Chemistry and Autotitrator Analyzers
International System of Units
Engineering Conversion Factors
Chemical Resistance of Materials
Composition of Metallic and Other Materials
Steam and Water Tables
Friction Loss in Pipes
Tank Volumes
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