Instrumentation

Author: A.V.Bakshi U.A.Bakshi

Publisher: Technical Publications

ISBN: 9788184313819

Category:

Page: 466

View: 2021

Characteristics of Signals : Measuring systems, Performance characteristics, Static characteristics, Dynamic characteristics, Errors in measurement - Gross errors, Systematic errors, Statistical analysis of random errors.Signals and their Representation : Standard test, Periodic, Aperiodic, Modulated signal, Sampled data, Pulse modulation and pulse code modulation.Oscilloscope : Cathode ray oscilloscope-Cathode ray tube, Time base generator-horizontal and vertical amplifiers, CRO probes, applications of CRO, Measurement of phase and frequency, Lissajous patterns, Sampling oscilloscope, Analog and digital type.Digital Voltmeters : Digital voltmeters, Successive approximation, Ramp, Dual-Slope integration, continous balance type-microprocessor based ramp type DVM, digital frequency meter, digital phase angle meter.Signal Analyzers : Wave Analysers, Frequency selective analyzers, Heterodyne, Application of wave analyzers, Harmonic analyzers, Total harmonic distortion spectrum analyzers, Basic spectrum analyzers, spectral displays, Vector impedance meter, Q meter, Peak reading and RMS voltmeters.Transducers : Definition of transducers, Classification of transducers, Advantages of electrical transducers, Characteristics and choice of transducers, Principle operation of resistor, Inductor, LVDT and capacitor transducers, LVDT Applications, Strain gauge and its principle of operation, Guage factor, Thermistors, Thermocouples, Synchros, Piezo electric transducers, Photovoltaic, Photo conductive cells, Photo diodes.Measurement of Non-Electrical Quantities - I : Measurement of strain, Gauge Sensitivity, Displacement, Velocity, Angular Velocity, Acceleration, Force, Torque.Measurement of Non-Electrical Quantities - II : Measurement of temperature, Pressure, Vacuum, Flow, Liquid level.

Instrumentation, Measurement, Circuits and Systems

Author: Tianbiao Zhang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642273343

Category: Computers

Page: 1030

View: 7936

The volume includes a set of selected papers extended and revised from the 2011 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Technology, held on London, UK, November 24-25, 2011. Mechanical engineering technology is the application of physical principles and current technological developments to the creation of useful machinery and operation design. Technologies such as solid models may be used as the basis for finite element analysis (FEA) and / or computational fluid dynamics (CFD) of the design. Through the application of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), the models may also be used directly by software to create "instructions" for the manufacture of objects represented by the models, through computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining or other automated processes, without the need for intermediate drawings. This volume covers the subject areas of mechanical engineering and technology, and also covers interdisciplinary subject areas of computers, communications, control and automation. We hope that researchers, graduate students and other interested readers benefit scientifically from the book and also find it stimulating in the process.

Instrumentation and Measurement in Electrical Engineering

Author: Roman Malaric

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1612335004

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 244

View: 3996

The inclusion of an electrical measurement course in the undergraduate curriculum of electrical engineering is important in forming the technical and scientific knowledge of future electrical engineers. This book explains the basic measurement techniques, instruments, and methods used in everyday practice. It covers in detail both analogue and digital instruments, measurements errors and uncertainty, instrument transformers, bridges, amplifiers, oscilloscopes, data acquisition, sensors, instrument controls and measurement systems. The reader will learn how to apply the most appropriate measurement method and instrument for a particular application, and how to assemble the measurement system from physical quantity to the digital data in a computer. The book is primarily intended to cover all necessary topics of instrumentation and measurement for students of electrical engineering, but can also serve as a reference for engineers and practitioners to expand or refresh their knowledge in this field.

Industrial Instrumentation

Author: K Krishnaswamy

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122414851

Category: Automatic control

Page: 264

View: 3056

This Book Has Been Designed As A Textbook For The Students Of Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering And Instrumentation And Control Engineering With The Type Of Instruments Available For The Measurements And Control Of Process Variables In Various Industries Keeping The Syllabi Of Various Technical Universities In Mind.The Book Is An Outcome Of Author'S Vast Industrial Experience And His Academic Eminence. It Contains 4 Chapters. Chapter 1 Describes The Basic Concepts Of Temperature And Temperature-Measuring Instruments. Chapter 2 Covers All Possible Types Of Pressure Detectors, Chapter 3 Gives Fundamentals Of Force, Torque And Velocity Including Various Types Of Measuring Devices; Chapter 4 Is Devoted For Acceleration Vibration And Density Measurements. At The End Of Each Chapter, A Number Of Problems Are Worked Out And A Set Of Thought- Provoking Questions Are Given.The Book Would Serve As An Extremely Useful Text For Instrumentation Students And As A Reference For The Students Of Other Branches. In Addition, It Will Also Serve As A Reference Book For The Professionals In Instrumentation Engineering Field In Various Industries.

From Instrumentation to Nanotechnology

Author: J.W. Gardner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9782881247941

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 8499

Addressed to physical and chemical scientists and engineers, this book provides information on the design, manufacture, and assessment of components with critical dimensions or critical tolerances in the 0.1-100 nanometer range. Such tiny parts are now used in automobile engines, cassette players, and other common products. The 16 lectures presented are from an advanced vacation school on instrumentation and nanotechnology in Warwick, England, September 1990. Among the topics are signal processing, ultrasonic sensors, and nanoactuators for controlled displacements. .

Instrumentation Reference Book

Author: Walt Boyes

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780080941882

Category: Computers

Page: 928

View: 4931

The discipline of instrumentation has grown appreciably in recent years because of advances in sensor technology and in the interconnectivity of sensors, computers and control systems. This 4e of the Instrumentation Reference Book embraces the equipment and systems used to detect, track and store data related to physical, chemical, electrical, thermal and mechanical properties of materials, systems and operations. While traditionally a key area within mechanical and industrial engineering, understanding this greater and more complex use of sensing and monitoring controls and systems is essential for a wide variety of engineering areas--from manufacturing to chemical processing to aerospace operations to even the everyday automobile. In turn, this has meant that the automation of manufacturing, process industries, and even building and infrastructure construction has been improved dramatically. And now with remote wireless instrumentation, heretofore inaccessible or widely dispersed operations and procedures can be automatically monitored and controlled. This already well-established reference work will reflect these dramatic changes with improved and expanded coverage of the traditional domains of instrumentation as well as the cutting-edge areas of digital integration of complex sensor/control systems. Thoroughly revised, with up-to-date coverage of wireless sensors and systems, as well as nanotechnologies role in the evolution of sensor technology Latest information on new sensor equipment, new measurement standards, and new software for embedded control systems, networking and automated control Three entirely new sections on Controllers, Actuators and Final Control Elements; Manufacturing Execution Systems; and Automation Knowledge Base Up-dated and expanded references and critical standards

Klangfarbe und Instrumentation

Geschichte, Ursachen, Wirkung

Author: Christoph Reuter

Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften

ISBN: N.A

Category: Instrumentation and orchestration

Page: 584

View: 5286

Dieses Handbuch gibt fur fast jede erdenkliche Instrumentenkombination nicht nur eine Antwort auf die Frage -Wie klingt dieses Instrument zusammen mit jenem Instrument?-, sondern auch auf die weitaus grundlegendere Frage -Warum findet gerade bei dieser Instrumentenkombination eine klangliche Verschmelzung statt und bei jener nicht?-. Es werden hier die tradierten und von den Instrumentatoren der letzten Jahrhunderte intuitiv angewendeten Instrumentationsregeln und Klangbeschreibungen auf ihre instrumentengeschichtlichen und akustischen Ursachen zuruckgefuhrt. So lassen sich die fur die Entwicklung der abendlandischen Orchesterinstrumente grundlegenden Faktoren aufzeigen und die bislang unubersichtlichen Instrumentationsanweisungen radikal auf nur wenige Kernsatze zusammenfassen."

TRANSDUCERS AND INSTRUMENTATION

Author: D. V. S. MURTY

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120335694

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 744

View: 9221

This well-received and widely adopted text, now in its Second Edition, continues to provide an in-depth analysis of the fundamental principles of Transducers and Instrumentation in a highly accessible style. Professor D.V.S. Murty, who has pioneered the cause of development of Instrumen-tation Engineering in various engineering institutes and universities across the country, compresses his long and rich experience into this volume. He gives a masterly analysis of the principles and characteristics of transducers, common types of industrial sensors and transducers. Besides, he provides a detailed discussion on such topics as signal processing, data display, transmission and telemetry systems, all the while focusing on the latest developments. The text is profusely illustrated with examples and clear-cut diagrams that enhance its value. NEW TO THIS EDITION : To meet the latest syllabi requirements of various universities, three new chapters have been added: CHAPTER 12: Developments in Sensor Technology CHAPTER 13: Sophistication in Instrumentation CHAPTER 14: Process Control Instrumentation Primarily intended as a text for the students pursuing Instrumentation and Control Engineering, this book would also be extremely useful to professional engineers and those working in R&D organisations.