Measurement And Instrumentation: Theory And Application

Paperback | September 8, 2015

byAlan's Morris, Reza LangariEditorAlan's Morris

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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 instrumentation Covers the latest developments in measurement technologies, including smart sensors, intelligent instruments, microsensors, digital recorders, displays, and interfaces Includes significant material on data acquisition and signal processing with LabVIEW Extensive coverage of measurement uncertainty aids students ability to determine the accuracy of instruments and measurement systems

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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 sma...

Dr. Morris Retired senior lecturer in the Department of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield. He has taught the undergraduate course in measurement and instrumentation for nearly 30 years, as well as undergraduate courses in robot technology, engineering design and laboratory skills, and graduate level...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:726 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 8, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128008849

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Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals of Measurement Systems
  2. Instrument Types and Performance Characteristics
  3. Measurement Uncertainty
  4. Statistical Analysis of Measurements Subject to Random Errors
  5. Calibration of Measuring Sensors and Instruments
  6. Data Acquisition and Signal Processing
  7. Variable Conversion
  8. Measurement Signal Transmission
  9. Display, Recording, and Presentation of Measurement Data
  10. Intelligent Devices
  11. Measurement Reliability and Safety Systems
  12. Data Acquisition with LabVIEW
  13. Sensor Technologies
  14. Temperature Measurement
  15. Pressure Measurement
  16. Flow Measurement
  17. Level Measurement
  18. Mass, Force, and Torque Measurement
  19. Translational Motion, Vibration, and Shock Measurement
  20. Rotational Motion Transducers
  21. Summary of Other Measurements

Appendix 1: Imperial Metric SI Conversion Tables Appendix 2: Thévenin's Theorem Appendix 3: Thermocouple Tables Appendix 4: Using mathematical tables