Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing, Second Edition / Edition 2

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A Comprehensive Guide to Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing

Thoroughly updated with cutting-edge technologies, this detailed resource offers proven methods for effectively evaluating, selecting, and implementing sensors and controls to ensure error-free manufacturing environments. Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing, Second Edition offers step-by-step guidance on applying sensors to measure product parameters, control manufacturing, develop precision manufacturing systems, and generate and control motion. Real-world examples are included throughout to demonstrate successful industrial applications.

Coverage includes:

  • The latest sensor technologies, such as MEMS, photo-, bio-, nano-, and LED sensors
  • Sensor classification and types, including photoelectric, inductive and capacitive proximity, confocal microscropy, and laser sensors
  • Fiber optics in sensors and control systems
  • Networking of sensors and control systems in manufacturing
  • Sensors and control technology in computer-integrated manufacturing
  • Advanced sensor technology in precision manufacturing applications
  • Industrial sensors and control
  • Sensors in flexible manufacturing systems
  • Communications—indexing, transmission, and signal processing
  • SpectRx(tm) sensing technology
  • Manufacturing operation and control through financial planning
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Editorial Reviews

A guide to selecting and implementing the right sensors and controls to achieve a smooth, efficient, and error-free operation of any manufacturing system. Surveys the full range of sensors currently in use, including microwave, laser, photoelectric, and inductive proximity types, and explains how to use them to measure product parameters, control operations, implement computer-integrated manufacturing, develop precision systems, and other tasks. For engineers, managers, and systems specialists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071605724
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/27/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Sabrie Soloman, Ph.D., is Founder, Chairman and

CEO of American SensoRx, Inc. He also teaches in the advanced manufacturing

program at Columbia University.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Role of Sensors in the 21st Century;Chapter 2. Classification and Types of Sensors;Chapter 3. Fiber Optics in Sensors and Control Systems;Chapter 4. Networking of Sensors and Control Systems;Chapter 5. The Role of Sensors and Control Technology in Computer-Integrated Manufacturing;Chapter 6. Advanced Sensor Technology in Precision Manufacturing Applications;Chapter 7. Industrial Sensors and Control;Chapter 8. Sensors in Flexible Manufacturing Systems;Chapter 9. Communications;Chapter 10. SpectRx NIR Technology;Chapter 11. Economic and Social Interests in the Workplace;Index

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