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Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook

Spatial, Mechanical, Thermal, and Radiation Measurement

Edited by: John G. Webster , Halit Eren

Print publication date:  January  2014
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781439848883
eBook ISBN: 9781439848890
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b15474
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The Second 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 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 Spatial, Mechanical, Thermal, and Radiation Measurement volume of the Second Edition:

  • Contains contributions from field experts, new chapters, and updates to all 96 existing chapters
  • Covers instrumentation and measurement concepts, spatial and mechanical variables, displacement, acoustics, flow and spot velocity, radiation, wireless sensors and instrumentation, and control and human factors

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: Spatial, Mechanical, Thermal, and Radiation Measurement provides readers with a greater understanding of advanced applications.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Measurements, Instrumentation, and Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Characteristics of Instrumentation Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Operational Modes of Instrumentation Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Static and Dynamic Characteristics of Instrumentation Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Measurement Accuracy Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Development of Standards Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Measurement Standards Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Calibrations in Instrumentation and Measurements Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Intelligent Sensors and Instruments Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Virtual Instruments Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Fail-Safe Instruments and Devices Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Dynamic Error Measurements of Force Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Thickness Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Distance Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Altitude Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Attitude Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Inertial Navigation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Level Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Area Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Volume Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Tilt Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Proximity Sensing for Robotics Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Resistive Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Inductive Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Capacitive Sensors: Displacement, Humidity, Force Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Piezoelectric Sensors and Transducers Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Laser Interferometer Displacement Sensor Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Bore-Gaging Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Ultrasonic Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Optical Encoder Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Magnetic Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Synchro/Resolver Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Optical Fiber Displacement Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Optical Beam Deflection Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Velocity Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Acceleration, Vibration, and Shock Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Strain Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Tactile Sensing Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Pressure Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Vacuum Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Force Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Angle Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Mass, Weights, and Instrumentation Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Torque and Power Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Density Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Fluid Viscosity Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Surface Tension Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Acoustic Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Ultrasound Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Capillary-Type Mass Flow Meter Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Differential Pressure Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Variable Area Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Positive Displacement Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Turbine and Vane Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Impeller Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Electromagnetic Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Ultrasonic Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  58:  Vortex-Shedding Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Thermal Anemometry Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Coriolis Effect Mass Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  61:  Drag Force Flowmeters Download PDF
Chapter  62:  Pitot Probe Anemometer Download PDF
Chapter  63:  Thermal Dispersion Mass Flow Meters Download PDF
Chapter  64:  Laser Anemometry Download PDF
Chapter  65:  Temperature Measurements, Scales, and Calibrations Download PDF
Chapter  66:  Thermal Conductivity Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  67:  Heat Flux Download PDF
Chapter  68:  Resistive Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  69:  Thermistor Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  70:  Thermocouple Thermometry Download PDF
Chapter  71:  Semiconductor Junction Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  72:  Noncontact Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  73:  Pyroelectric Detectors Download PDF
Chapter  74:  Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  75:  Manometric Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  76:  Temperature Indicators Download PDF
Chapter  77:  Fiber-Optic Thermometers Download PDF
Chapter  78:  Thermal Imaging Download PDF
Chapter  79:  Calorimetry Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  80:  Radioactivity Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  81:  Radioactivity Detectors Download PDF
Chapter  82:  Charged-Particle Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  83:  Neutron Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  84:  Dosimetry Measurement Download PDF
Chapter  85:  Wireless Instrumentation Download PDF
Chapter  86:  Wireless Sensor Node Hardware Download PDF
Chapter  87:  Mobile Instrumentation with Wireless Design and Implementation Download PDF
Chapter  88:  Powering Autonomous Sensors Download PDF
Chapter  89:  Wireless Sensing Technology Download PDF
Chapter  90:  Telemetry Download PDF
Chapter  91:  PID Control Download PDF
Chapter  92:  Optimal Control and the Software Download PDF
Chapter  93:  Electropneumatic and Electrohydraulic Instruments: Modeling Download PDF
Chapter  94:  Explosion-Proof Instruments Download PDF
Chapter  95:  Measurement and Identification of DC Brush and Brushless Stepping Motors Download PDF
Chapter  96:  Human Factors in Displays Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Appendix Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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