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Newnes Instrumentation and Measurement Pocket Book Hardcover – 11 Jan 2001

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  • Hardcover: 306 pages
  • Publisher: Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd ); 3rd Revised edition edition (11 Jan. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0750652276
  • ISBN-13: 978-0750652278
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 9.4 x 2.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 760,118 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book explains the practical measurement of quantities such as temperature, radiation, stress and strain, and chemical composition. It goes beyond its predecessor by expanding on microprocessors, microcontrollers, and digital interfacing. It addresses its readers with comprehensible tables, diagrams, and formulae.-Poptronics unique among this type of engineering resource. - Power Quality, April 2002 Have you wondered about the definitive definition of true rms voltage or current? If so, you'll find the answer here. You'll also find in-depth coverage in such areas as flow, pressure, temperature, radiation, force, level, stress, and displacement.-Power Quality, April 2002 Another unique feature of this book is the section on microprocessor-based measurement and interface. This section is quite helpful considering the explosion of digital equipment use in industrial environments. -Power Quality, April 2002

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In general, measurement systems can be considered to have three basic constituent elements 1 The sensing element or, as it is frequently called, the transducer is the element that produces a signal which is related to the quantity being measured Such elements take information about the thing being measured and change it into some form which enables the rest of the measurement system to give a value to it Read the first page
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