Electronics calibration metrology instrumentation - Bookshelf
This book provides a firm foundation in principles, operation, design, and applications of electronic instruments.
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The standard laboratory tools in the modern scientific world include a wide variety of electronic instruments used in measurement and control systems. This book provides a firm foundation in principles, operation, design, and applications of electronic instruments. Commencing with electromechanical instruments, the specialized instruments such as signal analyzers, counters, signal generators, and digital storage oscilloscope are treated in detail. Good design practices such as grounding and shielding are emphasized. The standards in quality management, basics of testing, compatibility, calibration, traceability, metrology and various ISO 9000 quality assurance guidelines are explained as well. The evolution of communication technology in instrumentation is an important subject. A single chapter is devoted to the study of communication methods used in instrumentation technology. There are some areas where instrumentation needs special type of specifications-one such area is hazardous area. The technology and standards used in hazardous areas are also discussed. An instrumentation engineer is expected to draw and understand the instrumentation drawings. An Appendix explains the symbols and standards used in P&I diagrams with several examples. Besides worked-out examples included throughout, end-of-chapter questions and multiple choice questions are also given to judge the student's understanding of the subject. Practical and state-of-the-art in approach, this textbook will be useful for students of electrical, electronics, and instrumentation engineering.
On-line or In Situ Calibration Manufacturers of instruments frequently include some type of self-calibration feature. Two common features are auto- zero and auto-calibration. These features do not replace calibration by a metrology laboratory.
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From traditional topics that form the core of industrial electronics, to new and emerging concepts and technologies, The Industrial Electronics Handbook, in a single volume, has the field covered. Nowhere else will you find so much information on so many major topics in the field. For facts you need every day, and for discussions on topics you have only dreamed of, The Industrial Electronics Handbook is an ideal reference.
Now in an up-to-the-minute third edition, the bestselling Electronic Instrument Handbook, by top technical author Clyde F. Coombs, Jr. and over 30 leading experts, helps you design, select and operate conventional, virtual, and network ...
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Design, select and operate the latest electronic instruments. Now in an up-to-the-minute third edition, the bestselling Electronic Instrument Handbook, by top technical author Clyde F. Coombs, Jr. and over 30 leading experts, helps you design, select and operate conventional, virtual, and network-based electronic instruments. From calibration, traceability standards, data acquisition, transducers, analog-to-digital conversion, signal sources, processors and microprocessors, power supplies and more, you move on to current and voltage measurement, signal- and waveform-generation, frequency and time measurement and circuit element measurement instruments, microwave passive devices and digital domain instruments. You learn what every instrument type does.. how it works...and how to get the most out of it. You’ll also zero in on: *Instrument systems *Software and connectivity for instrumentation — including network connections...instrument drivers...graphical user interfaces...virtual instruments and software defined instruments *Distributed and networked instrumentation, including smart sensors and the Internet *Much, much more!