Measurement and Instrumentation

Measurement and Instrumentation : Theory and Application

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Measurement and Instrumentation: Theory and Application, Second Edition, introduces undergraduate engineering students to measurement principles and the range of sensors and instruments used for measuring physical variables. This updated edition provides new coverage of the latest developments in measurement technologies, including smart sensors, intelligent instruments, microsensors, digital recorders, displays, and interfaces, also featuring chapters on data acquisition and signal processing with LabVIEW from Dr. Reza Langari. Written clearly and comprehensively, this text provides students and recently graduated engineers with the knowledge and tools to design and build measurement systems for virtually any engineering application.
Provides early coverage of measurement system design to facilitate a better framework for understanding the importance of studying measurement and instrumentationCovers the latest developments in measurement technologies, including smart sensors, intelligent instruments, microsensors, digital recorders, displays, and interfacesIncludes significant material on data acquisition and signal processing with LabVIEWExtensive coverage of measurement uncertainty aids students' ability to determine the accuracy of instruments and measurement systems
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 726 pages
  • 191 x 235mm
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 300 illustrations
  • 0128011327
  • 9780128011324

Table of contents

Fundamentals of Measurement SystemsInstrument Types and Performance CharacteristicsMeasurement UncertaintyStatistical Analysis of Measurements Subject to Random ErrorsCalibration of Measuring Sensors and InstrumentsData Acquisition and Signal ProcessingVariable ConversionMeasurement Signal TransmissionDisplay, Recording, and Presentation of Measurement DataIntelligent DevicesMeasurement Reliability and Safety SystemsData Acquisition with LabVIEWSensor TechnologiesTemperature MeasurementPressure MeasurementFlow MeasurementLevel MeasurementMass, Force, and Torque MeasurementTranslational Motion, Vibration, and Shock MeasurementRotational Motion TransducersSummary of Other Measurements Appendix 1: Imperial-Metric-SI Conversion Tables Appendix 2: Thévenin's Theorem Appendix 3: Thermocouple Tables Appendix 4: Using mathematical tables
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