Test and Measurement: Know It All

Test and Measurement: Know It All

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The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!

Field Application engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The Test and Measurement Know It All covers every angle including Machine Vision and Inspection, Communications Testing, Compliance Testing, along with Automotive, Aerospace, and Defense testing.
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  • Paperback | 912 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 50.8mm | 1,580g
  • Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd )
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1856175308
  • 9781856175302
  • 1,799,361

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Fundamental of measurement
Chapter 2 Sensors and Transducers
Chapter 3. Data acquisition hardware and software
Chapter 4. Overview of measurement systems
Chapter 5 Acceleration, Shock and Vibration
Chapter 6 Flow
Chapter 7 Temperature
Chapter 8 Pressure
Chapter 9. Position
Chapter 10 Strain gauges, loadcells and weighing
Chapter 11 Light
Chapter 12 Signal Processing and Conditioning
Chapter 13 Interfacing and Data Communications
Chapter 14 Data acquisition software
Chapter 15. Scaling and calibration
Chapter 16. Synthetic instruments
Chapter 17 Real-world measurement applications
Chapter 18. Testing methods
Chapter 19 Boundary Scan Techniques
Chapter 20 Inspection Test
Chapter 21 EMC fundamentals
Chapter 22 Measuring RF emissions
Chapter 23 Test methods
Chapter 24 Test planning
CHAPTER 25 Accelerated testing fundamentals
Chapter 26 HALT and FMVT
Appendix A: Standard Interfaces
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About Jon S. Wilson

Senior Electrical Engineer who has worked for the past twenty years in the field of embedded control systems. He previously worked on Global Positioning Systems and secure communications equipment at Rockwell International, on document processing equipment at Banctec, and on medical electronics at Organon-Teknika. He has written several books and many articles for periodicals such as Circuit Cellar INK, and Modern Electronics. Ed Ramsden is an electrical engineer who has been working with Hall effect sensors since 1988. His experience ranges from designing Hall effect integrated circuits to developing novel magnetic processing techniques. He has written over a dozen technical articles on sensor-related topics, and he holds four U.S patents in the area of magnetic sensor technology. Prof Dogan Ibrahim graduated from the University of Salford with First Class Honours in Electronic Engineering. He then completed an MSc course in Automatic Control Engineering at the University of Manchester, and PhD in Digital Signal Processing at the City University in London. Prof Ibrahim worked at several companies before returning to the academic life. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Computer Information Systems at the Near East University. Prof Ibrahim is a Fellow of the IET, and a Chartered Electrical Engineer. His interests are in the fields of microcontroller based automatic control, digital signal processing, and computer aided design.Dogan Ibrahim has been Associate Professor and Head of Department at the Near East University, Cyprus, lecturer at South Bank University, London, Principal Research Engineer at GEC Hirst Research Centre, and is now a hardware and software systems consultant to London's Traffic Control Systems Unit.
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