Process Control Instrumentation Technology

Process Control Instrumentation Technology : United States Edition

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For Sophomore/Junior-level courses in Automatic Control Systems, Process Controls, and Instrumentation and Measurement.This text is designed to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of some of the theoretical concepts behind control system elements and operations, without the need of advanced math and theory. It also presents some of the practical details of how elements of a control system are designed and operated, such as would be gained from on-the-job experience. This middle ground of knowledge enables students to design the elements of a control system from a practical, working perspective, and comprehend how these elements affect overall system operation and tuning.
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  • Paperback | 678 pages
  • 190 x 235 x 25mm | 1,000g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0130226513
  • 9780130226518

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Process Control. 2. Analog Signal Conditioning. 3. Digital Signal Conditioning. 4. Thermal Sensors. 5. Mechanical Sensors. 6. Optical Sensors. 7. Final Control. 8. Discrete-State Process Control. 9. Controller Principles. 10. Analog Controllers. 11. Digital Controllers. 12. Control Loop Characteristics. Appendix 1: Units. Appendix 2: Digital Review. Appendix 3: Thermocouple Tables. Appendix 4: Mechanical Review. Appendix 5: P&ID Symbols. Appendix 6: Derivations. Appendix 7: Internet Resources. References. Glossary. Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.
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