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Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook

Book Description

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Author:  John G. Webster 

This new edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for performing practical measurements in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences; explains sensors and the associated hardware and software; and discusses processing systems, automatic data acquisition, reduction and analysis, operation characteristics, accuracy, errors, calibrations, and the incorporation of standards for control purposes.

Organized according to measurement problem, the Second Edition:

  • Consists of 2 volumes
  • Features contributions from 240+ field experts
  • Contains 53 new chapters, plus updates to all 194 existing chapters
  • Addresses different ways of making measurements for given variables
  • Emphasizes modern intelligent instruments and techniques, human factors, modern display methods, instrument networks, and virtual instruments
  • Explains modern wireless techniques, sensors, measurements, and applications

A concise and useful reference for engineers, scientists, academic faculty, students, designers, managers, and industry professionals involved in instrumentation and measurement research and development, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition provides readers with a greater understanding of advanced applications.


Table of Contents

Spatial, Mechanical, Thermal, and Radiation Measurement

Part I: Instrumentation and Measurement Concepts

Part II: Spatial Variables

Part III: Displacement

Part IV: Mechanical Variables

Part V: Acoustics

Part VI: Flow and Spot Velocity

Part VII: Thermal and Temperature Measurement

Part VIII: Radiation

Part IX: Wireless Instrumentation

Part X: Control and Human Factors

Appendix: Units and Conversions

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 1640 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 2 edition (January 29, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439848882
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439848883
  • Product Dimensions: 2.8 x 7.5 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14 pounds