Instrumentation and Control: Fundamentals and Applications

Instrumentation and Control: Fundamentals and Applications

by Chester L. Nachtigal, Marvin D. Martin
     
 

As part of the ongoing Wiley Series in Mechanical Engineering, this edited volume serves as a complete reference and guide to the many facets of instrumentation and control engineering. Broad in coverage and scope, it provides practicing engineers with the latest data and activities taking place in the field. Will give you an idea of the depth and breadth of

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As part of the ongoing Wiley Series in Mechanical Engineering, this edited volume serves as a complete reference and guide to the many facets of instrumentation and control engineering. Broad in coverage and scope, it provides practicing engineers with the latest data and activities taking place in the field. Will give you an idea of the depth and breadth of coverage as reflected in the variety of topics explored, including systems engineering concepts; instrument static analysis; grounding and cabling techniques; bridge transducers; position, velocity, acceleration; force; torque, pressure and temperature transducers; signal processing and transmission; control system performance and modification; number controllers for machine tools and robots; and state-space analysis for dynamic and control systems.

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A comprehensive bench manual and an exhaustive review of advances industrywide. Covers: input and output characteristics and impedances; the impact and advantages of the digital computer and microprocessor; grounding and cabling techniques for noise suppression; digital transducers, smart sensors, intelligent transducers, and intelligent transmitters; the essentials for building a working control system. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471880455
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/1990
Series:
Wiley Series in Mechanical Engineering Practice Series, #2
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.57(h) x 2.03(d)

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