Learn "how" and "why" industrial measuring instruments work. This book is designed for those who are interested in instrumentation as it applies to planning, designing, operating, testing, analyzing, evaluating and maintaining equipment. This is a practical point of view including just enough theory to understand topics from a broad spectrum including engineering, physics, chemistry and electronics.Each chapter contains a discussion of terms and concepts associated with the subject to be covered, a description of several types of possible measuring devices and a conclusion with considerations involved with applications. All chapters are followed questions and problems and a solutions manual is available.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Electricity and Electronics; Pressure; Signal Transmission; Temperature and Heat; Level; Flow; Humidity; Other Variables; Process Control.