Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, 5th Edition

Hardcover | October 22, 1999

byGregory K. Mcmillan, Douglas Considine

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The latest methods for increasing process efficiency, production rate, and quality. Award-winning editor Greg McMillan has loaded Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Fifth Edition, with advice from top technical experts to help you tackle process instrument and control assignments confidently and solve problems efficiently. This major revision of the bestselling on-the-job toolkit includes time-saving tables,selection ratings, key points, rules of thumb and hundreds of topic-defining illustrations. Updated to mirror the most common industry practices, it brings you up to speed on smart instrumentation and the latest advances sparked by increased power and miniaturization of the microprocessor. Thorough coverage of the Windows NT platform and Fieldbus... distributed control systems and field-based systems...knowledge-based operator training...instrument maintenance cost reduction and an overview of the ISA/IEC Fieldbus Standard help you get the most out of these major shifts in technology.

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The latest methods for increasing process efficiency, production rate, and quality. Award-winning editor Greg McMillan has loaded Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Fifth Edition, with advice from top technical experts to help you tackle process instrument and control assignments confidently and solve problems effici...

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Announcing a major revision of the leading instruments and controls sourcebook. The best seller in the field!Updated to mirror the most common industry practices. Enhanced with important secions on process control improvement and new instrumentation standards. Covers the latest advances sparked by increased power and miniaturization o...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1200 pages, 9.5 × 7.6 × 2.6 inPublished:October 22, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070125821

ISBN - 13:9780070125827

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introductory Review.

Control System Fundamentals.

Controllers.

Process Variables - Field Instrumentation.

Geometric and Motion Sensors.

Real-Time Analytical Composition Measurements for Input to Process Control.

Control Communications.

Operator Interface.

Valves, Servos, Motos, and Robots.

Process Control Improvement.

Standards Overview.

Index.