Radiation Thermometry: Fundamentals and Applications in the Petrochemical Industry

Radiation Thermometry: Fundamentals and Applications in the Petrochemical Industry

by Peter Saunders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819467839

ISBN-13: 9780819467836

Pub. Date: 08/03/2007

Publisher: SPIE Press

This Tutorial Text provides an introduction to the subject of radiation thermometry, focusing on sources of measurement error and giving advice on methods for minimizing or eliminating these errors. Topics covered include: blackbody radiation, emissivity, reflection errors, and atmospheric absorption and emission; commonly used radiation thermometer types; uncertainty

Overview

This Tutorial Text provides an introduction to the subject of radiation thermometry, focusing on sources of measurement error and giving advice on methods for minimizing or eliminating these errors. Topics covered include: blackbody radiation, emissivity, reflection errors, and atmospheric absorption and emission; commonly used radiation thermometer types; uncertainty calculation; and procedures for in-house calibration of radiation thermometers. Included is a chapter containing detailed measurement examples for a variety of furnace types and operating conditions found in the methanol, ammonia, and refining industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819467836
Publisher:
SPIE Press
Publication date:
08/03/2007
Series:
Tutorial Text Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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