Principles of Measurement Systems

Principles of Measurement Systems


By (author) John P. Bentley

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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Format: Paperback | 544 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 241mm x 31mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Upper Saddle River
  • ISBN 10: 0130430285
  • ISBN 13: 9780130430281
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 506,947

Product description

Measurement is an essential activity in every branch of technology and science, the fourth edition of this successful text has been extensively extended and updated to include new developments in measurement devices and technology. Principles of Measurement Systems, 4/e provides a coherent and integrated approach to the topic, covering the main techniques and devices used, together with relevant theory applications, for both mechanical and electronic systems.

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Table of contents

Preface to the fourth edition Acknowledgements Part A: General Principles 1. The general measurement system 2. Static characteristics of measurement system elements 3. The accuracy of measurement systems in the steady state 4. Dynamic characteristics of measurement systems 5. Loading effects and two-port networks 6. Signals and noise in measurement systems 7. Reliability, choice and economics of measurement systems Part B: Typical measurement system elements 8. Sensing elements 9. Signal conditioning elements 10. Signal processing elements and software 11. Data presentation elements. Part C: Speciaised measurement Systems 12. Flow measurement systems. 13. Intrinsically safe measurement systems. 14. Heat transfer effects in measurement systems. 15. Optical measurement systems. 16. Ultrasonic measurement systems. 17. Gas chromatography. 18. Data acquisition and communications systems 19. The intelligent multivariable measurement system Answers to numerical problems. Index.