Measurement and Control Basics

Author: Thomas A. Hughes
Publisher: Isa
ISBN: 9781556179167
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Ideal for classroom use or self-study, this newly revised best-selling book has provided thousands of students, technicians, sales people, and others with a practical introduction to the technologies, systems, and strategies involved in industrial process control. The fourth edition takes the same proven intuitive approach of previous editions. Each chapter begins with basic definitions and mathematical concepts that allow readers to become well versed in the principles necessary to understand the variables that affect process control systems. New features in the fourth edition include improved coverage of analytical measurement and control, and the addition of sections on the international standard for PLC languages; process visualization; and personal computer-based control systems. The book also includes solutions to exercises that make it more suitable for self-study. A bonus CD-ROM is also included!

Measurement and Control Basics

Author: Thomas A. Hughes
Publisher: Isa
ISBN: 9781556175411
Format: PDF, ePub
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A comprehensive treatment of the basic principles of process control and instrumentation, for engineers, technicians, management, and sales personnel new to the subject. After a review of relevant mathematics, chapters cover electrical, electronic, and digital fundamentals, process control computers

Calibration

Author: Mike Cable
Publisher: ISA
ISBN: 9781556179129
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive review of calibration provides an excellent foundation for understanding principles and applications of the most frequently performed tasks of a technician. Topics addressed include terminology, bench vs. field calibration, loop vs. individual instrument calibration, instrument classification systems, documentation, and specific calibration techniques for temperature, pressure, level, flow, final control, and analytical instrumentation. The book is designed as a structured learning tool with questions and answers in each chapter. An extensive appendix containing sample P&IDs, loop diagrams, spec sheets, sample calibration procedures, and conversion and reference tables serves as very useful reference. If you calibrate instruments or supervise someone that does, then you need this book.

Instrument Engineers Handbook Fourth Edition Volume Two

Author: Bela G. Liptak
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420064001
Format: PDF
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The latest update to Bela Liptak's acclaimed "bible" of instrument engineering is now available. Retaining the format that made the previous editions bestsellers in their own right, the fourth edition of Process Control and Optimization continues the tradition of providing quick and easy access to highly practical information. The authors are practicing engineers, not theoretical people from academia, and their from-the-trenches advice has been repeatedly tested in real-life applications. Expanded coverage includes descriptions of overseas manufacturer's products and concepts, model-based optimization in control theory, new major inventions and innovations in control valves, and a full chapter devoted to safety. With more than 2000 graphs, figures, and tables, this all-inclusive encyclopedic volume replaces an entire library with one authoritative reference. The fourth edition brings the content of the previous editions completely up to date, incorporates the developments of the last decade, and broadens the horizons of the work from an American to a global perspective. Béla G. Lipták speaks on Post-Oil Energy Technology on the AT&T Tech Channel.

Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements

Author: Richard S. Figliola
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118881273
Format: PDF
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Figliola and Beasley’s 6th edition of Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements provides a time-tested and respected approach to the theory of engineering measurements. An emphasis on the role of statistics and uncertainty analysis in the measuring process makes this text unique. While the measurements discipline is very broad, careful selection of topical coverage, establishes the physical principles and practical techniques for quantifying many engineering variables that have multiple engineering applications. In the sixth edition, Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements continues to emphasize the conceptual design framework for selecting and specifying equipment, test procedures and interpreting test results. Coverage of topics, applications and devices has been updated—including information on data acquisition hardware and communication protocols, infrared imaging, and microphones. New examples that illustrate either case studies or interesting vignettes related to the application of measurements in current practice are introduced.

Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control

Author: William Dunn
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071466932
Format: PDF, Docs
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Instrumentation technicians work on pneumatics, electronic instruments, digital logic devices and computer-based process controls. Because so much of their work involves computerized devices, they need an extensive knowledge of electronics, and most have degrees in electronics technology. Most textbooks in this area are written for four year institutions and lack the practical flavor that is needed in technical schools or community colleges. Designed as a text for use in community colleges or vocational schools, this up to date text is unsurpassed in its treatment of such subjects as: instruments and parameters, electrical components(both analog and digital) various types of actuators and regulators, plumbing and instrumentation diagrams and Operation of process controllers.

Newnes Control Engineering Pocket Book

Author: W. Bolton
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9780750639286
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Newnes Control Engineering Pocket Book is a concise reference text for students, technicians and engineers. Control engineering is the foundation on which modern industry is built, but is often viewed as one of the toughest subjects, as it includes abstract ideasand often tough mathematics. This pocket book provides a digest of the full range of topics needed to understand and use control systems theory and engineering. Bill Bolton is one of the most experienced teachers and authors in the engineering world. This book complements Newnes Instrumentation and Measurement Pocket Book by Bolton. Illustrated throughout and crammed with reference material, no other book covers the basics of control in such a convenient and affordable format. · Ideal for engineers and students alike. · Complete guide to control systems engineering and theory. · Author is a highly experienced teacher and author in the engineering field.