Industrial Instrumentation

Author: K Krishnaswamy

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122414851

Category: Automatic control

Page: 264

View: 7904

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.

Instrumentation Reference Book

Author: Walt Boyes

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780080941882

Category: Computers

Page: 928

View: 454

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

Instrumentation

Geschichte und Wandel des Orchesterklanges

Author: Peter Jost

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783761817193

Category: Instrumentation and orchestration

Page: 171

View: 3883


Analytical Instrumentation

A Guide to Laboratory, Portable and Miniaturized Instruments

Author: Gillian McMahon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470518557

Category: Science

Page: 318

View: 3267

This valuable resource covers the principles of analytical instrumentation used by today's chemists and biologists and presents important advances in instrumentation, such as the drive to miniaturise and lab-on-a-chip devices. In terms of the lab-based analytical instrumentation, the five main categories of technique—spectroscopic, chromatographic, electrochemical, imaging and thermoanalytical, are included and presented in a practical, not theoretical way. Including relevant examples and applications in a number of fields such as healthcare, environment and pharmaceutical industry this book provides a complete overview of the instruments used within the chemistry industry, making this an important tool for professionals and students alike.

Industrial Instrumentation

Principles and Design

Author: Tattamangalam R. Padmanabhan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781852332082

Category: Science

Page: 643

View: 9713

Pneumatic, hydraulic and allied instrumentation schemes have given way to electronic schemes in recent years thanks to the rapid strides in electronics and allied areas. Principles, design and applications of such state-of-the-art instrumentation schemes form the subject matter of this book. Through representative examples, the basic building blocks of instrumentation schemes are identified and each of these building blocks discussed in terms of its design and interface characteristics. The common generic schemes synthesized with such building blocks are dealt with subsequently. This forms the scope of Part I. The focus in Part II is on application. Displacement and allied instrumentation, force and allied instrumentation and process instrumentation in terms of temperature, flow, pressure level and other common process variables are dealt with separately and exhaustively. Despite the diversity in the sensor principles and characteristics and the variety in the applications and their environments, it is possible judiciously to carve out broad areas of application for each type of sensor and the instrumentation built around it. The last chapter categorises instrumentation schemes according to their different levels of complexity. Specific practical examples - especially at involved complexity levels - are discussed in detail.

Guidelines for Instrumentation and Measurements for Monitoring Dam Performance

Author: Task Committee on Instrumentation and Monitoring Dam Performance

Publisher: ASCE Publications

ISBN: 9780784474907

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 712

View: 7164

Prepared by the Task Committee on Instrumentation and Monitoring Dam Performance of the Hydropower Committee of the Energy Division of ASCE. This report is a handy and comprehensive source of information for dam owners, engineers, and regulators about instrumentation and measurements for monitoring performance of all types of dams. It presents the methodology and process for the selection, measurement instruments and techniques, installation, operation, maintenance, use, and evaluation of instrumentation and measurement systems for dams, appurtenant structures, their foundations, and environment. Topics include: factors affecting dam performance, means and methods of monitoring dam performance, planning and implementation of a monitoring program, data evaluation and reporting, and decision making. Case histories of instrumentation and monitoring programs at specific dams are provided for the reader. Product Review "I highly recommend this comprehensive reference on instrumentation used to evaluate dam performance. All owners, engineers, and regulators of dams should own a copy of this book." ?Fred Sage, Field Branch Chief, California Division of Safety of Dams

Wiley Survey of Instrumentation and Measurement

Author: Stephen A. Dyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471221654

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1112

View: 8443

In-depth coverage of instrumentation and measurement from theWiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering The Wiley Survey of Instrumentation andMeasurement features 97 articles selected from the WileyEncyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the onetruly indispensable reference for electrical engineers. Together,these articles provide authoritative coverage of the importanttopic of instrumentation and measurement. This collection also, forthe first time, makes this information available to those who donot have access to the full 24-volume encyclopedia. The entireencyclopedia is available online-visitwww.interscience.wiley.com/EEEE for more details. Articles are grouped under sections devoted to the major topicsin instrumentation and measurement, including: Sensors and transducers Signal conditioning General-purpose instrumentation and measurement Electrical variables Electromagnetic variables Mechanical variables Time, frequency, and phase Noise and distortion Power and energy Instrumentation for chemistry and physics Interferometers and spectrometers Microscopy Data acquisition and recording Testing methods The articles collected here provide broad coverage of thisimportant subject and make the Wiley Survey ofInstrumentation and Measurement a vital resource forresearchers and practitioners alike.