Introduction to Engineering Experimentation

Introduction to Engineering Experimentation : International Edition

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Appropriate for undergraduate-level courses in Introduction to Engineering Experimentation found in departments of Mechanical, Aeronautical, Civil, and Electrical Engineering.Wheeler and Ganji introduce many topics that engineers need to master in order to plan, design and document a successful experiment or measurement system. The text offers thorough discussions of topics often ignored or merely touched upon by other texts, including modern computerized data acquisition systems, electrical output measuring devices, and in-depth coverage of experimental uncertainty more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 181 x 234 x 18mm | 662g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131246852
  • 9780131246850
  • 2,012,927

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. General Characteristics of Measurement Systems. 3. Measurement Systems with Electrical Signals. 4. Computerized Data Acquisition Systems. 5. Discrete Sampling and Analysis of Time-Varying Signals. 6. Statistical Analysis of Experimental Data. 7. Experimental Uncertainty Analysis. 8. Measurement of Solid-Mechanical Quantities. 9. Measuring Pressure, Temperature and Humidity. 10. Measuring Fluid Flow Rate, Fluid Velocity, Fluid Level, and Combustion Pollutants. 11. Dynamic Behavior of Measurement Systems. 12. Guidelines for Planning and Documenting Experiments. Appendix A: Computational Methods for Chapter 5. Appendix B: Selected Properties of Substances. Glossary. Answers to Selected Problems. more