ISBN-10:
0750657960
ISBN-13:
9780750657969
Pub. Date:
08/11/2003
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Practical Data Acquisition for Instrumentation and Control Systems

Practical Data Acquisition for Instrumentation and Control Systems

Paperback

Current price is , Original price is $79.95. You
Select a Purchase Option
  • purchase options
    $67.15 $79.95 Save 16% Current price is $67.15, Original price is $79.95. You Save 16%.
  • purchase options

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750657969
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/11/2003
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 0.87(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

About the Author

John Park is a staff engineer with IDC Technologies with a particular interest in electronics, circuit board design and data communications. He has presented training courses throughout the world to over 15,000 engineers and technicians.

Steve Mackay is a professional engineer with over twenty-five years' experience throughout the world with a particular interest in data acquisition techniques, industrial data communications and process control. He is the Technical Director of IDC Technologies and consults widely to clients in the oil and gas, mining and manufacturing industries. Steve has presented courses to over 12,000 engineers and technicians throughout the world.

Read an Excerpt

The full how-to guide to industrial applications of PC interfacing.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Data Acquisition & Control; Analog and Digital Signals; Signal Conditioning; The Personal Computer for Real Time Work; Plug-in Data Acquisition Boards; Serial Data Communications; Distributed & Standalone Loggers/Controllers; IEEE 488 Standard; Ethernet & LAN Systems; The Universal Serial Bus (USB); Specific Techniques; The PCMCIA Card; Appendix A: Glossary; Appendix B: IBM PC Bus Specifications; Appendix C: Review of the Intel 8255 PPI Chip; Appendix D: Review of the Intel 8254 Timer-Counter Chip; Appendix E: Thermocouple Tables; Appendix F: Numbers Systems; Appendix G: GPIB (IEEE-488) Mnemonics & their Definition; Appendix H: Practical Laboratories & Demonstrations; Appendix I: Command Structure & Programming.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews