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    Author(s)RAJU N V S
    PublisherTaylor and Francis
    Publish YearDecember 2016


    Taylor and Francis Instrumentation Operation Measurement Scope And Application Of Instruments by RAJU N V S

    Instrumentation: Operation, Measurement, Scope and Application of Instruments, provides various concepts, theoretical and practical knowledge and develops the techno-managerial skill in the field of instrumentation. Various possible methods of measurements of commonly used instruments for measuring various quantities often used in engineering and design are provided, presented and discussed sufficiently from fundamentals to advancements. It aims at providing an insight into various concepts and awareness as well as developments of the field. Numerical problems and examples and usual situations that occur in industries and daily life are presented as necessary. Key Features:- - Updated information about the instrumentation technology - Visualization of concepts through INFOGRAPHICS - Concept based, content based and numerical oriented questions Table of Contents Measurement Systems – An Overview and Basic Concepts Introduction The Process of Measurement Scope of Instrumentation Jargon of Instrumentation Basic Principles of Measurement Complexity of Measurement Methods Applications of Measuring Instruments Generalized Input-Output Model of Measurement System Types of Inputs Classification of Instruments Objectives of Instrumentation Characteristics of Instruments Introduction Static and Dynamic Quantities Static Characteristics Dynamic Characteristics Modeling for Dynamic Performance Systems of Various Orders Standard Test Signals Dynamic Response of First Order System Dynamic Response of Second Order System   Inaccuracies in Instruments Introduction Terminology Error of Measurement and Measurement of Error Error Sources/Causes of Error Classification of Errors Random Errors (or Precision or Accidental Error) Systematic Error (or Bias Error) Illegitimate Errors Other Errors Transducers and Measurement of Displacement Introduction Classification of Transducers Mechanical Transducers Electromechanical Transducers Resistive Type Transducers Inductive Type Transducers Capacitive Transducers Piezoelectric Transducers Photoelectric Effects Hall Effect Magnetostrictive Transducer Ionization Transducers Digital Displacement Transducers Measurement of Temperature Introduction Basic Concepts of Temperature Measurement of Temperature Measurement of Temperature by changes in Physical Dimensions Pressure Thermometers Electrical Effects on Temperature Measurement of Temperature by Electrical Methods Semiconductor Junction Temperature Sensors The Linear Quartz Thermometer Thermometers using Changes in Emitted Thermal Radiation-Pyrometers Types of Pyrometers Temperature Measurement by Changes in Chemical Phase Measurement of Pressure Introduction Definitions And Terminology Classification of Pressure Measuring Devices Dead Weight Tester Manometers Mechanical Displacement Type Gauges Bourdon Tube Pressure Gauge Elastic Diaphragm Gauges Bellows Gauges Strain Gauge Pressure Cells The McLeod Gauge Thermal Conductivity Gauges Flow Measurement Introduction Nature of Flow Classification of Flow Measurements Primary or Quantity Methods Flow (Obstruction) Meters Turbine Meters Magnetic Flow Meters Vortex Shedding Flow Meters Measurement of Fluid Velocities Anemometers Measurement by Scattering Ultrasonic Anemometry The Interferometer The Shadow Graph Calibration of Flow Measuring Devices Flow-Visualization Techniques Measurement of Liquid Level Introduction Measurement of Liquid Level Classification of Liquid-Level Measurement Methods Direct Liquid Level Measurement Devices Float Gauges Indirect Liquid Level Measurement Devices Hydrostatic Pressure Devices (Bubbler or Purge System) Electric Liquid Level Sensors Gamma Ray Liquid Level Sensor Ultrasonic Liquid Level Gauge Inductive Methods or Magnetic Level Indicator Cryogenic Fuel Level Indicator Measurement of Speed Introduction Classification of Tachometers Mechanical Tachometers Electrical Tachometers Measurement of Vibration and Acceleration Introduction Vibration Measurement Transducers used in Vibration Measurement List of Transducers/Instruments used to Measure Vibration/Acceleration Factors Affecting the Choice of Transducers Calibration of Vibration Transducers Servo Accelerometer Digital Accelerometer Measurement of Force, Torque and Power Introduction Methods of Measurement of Force Arm Balance Unequal Arm Balance Pendulum Scale (Multi-Lever Type) Elastic Force Meter (Proving Ring) Strain Gauge Load Cell Hydraulic Load Cell Pneumatic Load Cells Measurement of Torque and Power Dynamometers Torsion Meter Strain and Stress Measurement Introduction Fundamentals of Stress and Strain Strain Measurement The Electrical Resistance Strain Gauge Types of Strain Gauges Selection and Preparation of Bonded Strain Gauge Temperature Compensation Temperature Compensation using an adjacent Arm Compensating Gauge Gauge Rosettes (Multiple Grids) Wheatstone bridge Circuit Calibration Applications of Strain Gauges   Measurement of Viscosity and Surface Tension Introduction The Jargon of Viscosity Classification of Viscometers Capillary Tube Viscometer Efflux Viscometers Falling Sphere Viscometer Rotating Cylinder Viscometers Surface Tension Measurement of Surface Tension Du Noüy Ring Tensiometer Du Noüy-Padday Tensiometer Wilhelmy Plate Tensiometer Bubble Pressure Tensiometer Goniometer/ Tensiometer Some More Methods   Measurement of Humidity/Dampness and Density/Specific Gravity Introduction Terminology List of Instruments used to Measure Humidity Psychrometers (Wet and Dry Bulb Thermometers) Sling Psychrometer Absorption Hygrometers Dew Point Meter Fundamentals of Density and Specific Gravity Instruments to Measure Specific Gravity and Density Pycnometer Hydrometers Differential Type Bubbler Systems Special Applications of Hydrometers Elements of Control Systems Introduction Basic Components of a Control System Control Systems Terminology Types of Control Systems Differences between Open Loop and Closed Loop Systems Servo Mechanism Requirements of a Control System Control Systems – Case Studies Appendix Index Author(s) Bio Dr. N.V.S. Raju is a BE distinction graduate in Mechanical Engineering from, OU, Hyderabad. Later, he acquired PG Dip in IRPM from OU, M.Tech. (PEM) from JNTU Hyderabad and M.B.A (Marketing) from BRAOU, Hyderabad. He is associated with professional bodies as MISTE, MORSI and MIPE. He has been awarded Ph.D. in the year 2005 in Mechanical Engineering (with specialization in Reliability Centered Maintenance) from OU, Hyderabad. He has served in industry also for more than 9 years in various capacities in Hyderabad Allwyn Ltd, Watch Division and is currently a Professor of Mechanical engineering and Vice Principal of JNTUH College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India. Sixteen books have come from his pen earlier along with courses in Operations Research, Productivity Management, Plant Engg & Management, Condition Monitoring and Maintenance Management, Industrial Engg & Systems. He has more than 50 publications in various National and International Journals and Conferences to his credit and has been an enthusiastic supervisor for several research projects in UG, PG and Ph.D. levels.