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Title Process/industrial instruments and controls handbook / Gregory K. McMillan, editor-in-chief ; Douglas M. Considine, late editor-in-chief.

Imprint New York : McGraw Hill, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 Engineering E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 5th ed.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series McGraw-Hill handbooks
McGraw-Hill handbooks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Control System Fundamentals -- Control Principles -- Techniques for Process Control -- Basic Control Algorithms -- Safety in Instrumentation and Control Systems -- Controllers -- Distributed Control Systems -- Programmable Controllers -- Stand-Alone Controllers -- Hydraulic Controllers -- Batch Process Control -- Automatic Blending Systems -- Distributed Numerical Control and Networking -- Computers and Controls -- Manufacturing Message Specification -- Field-Based Systems -- Process Variables--Field Instrumentation -- Temperature Systems -- Fluid Pressure Systems -- Industrial Weighing and Density Systems -- Humidity and Moisture Systems -- Geometric and Motion Sensors -- Metrology, Position, Displacement, Thickness and Surface Texture Measurement -- Magnetostrictive Linear Position Sensors -- Object Detectors and Machine Vision -- Flat Web (Sheet) Measurement and Control -- Speed, Velocity and Acceleration Instrumentation -- Vibration Measurement -- Real-Time Analytical Composition Measurements for Input to Process Control -- Concentration Measurement Technology and Devices -- pH Measurement: Theory and Reality -- Optical Concentration Transducers -- Ultraviolet/Visible Absorption Analysis -- Sample Extraction, Conditioning, and Preparation for On-Line Analysis (Continuous Sample Flow versus Discrete Sampling) -- System Control and Managing Data -- Calibration and Validation -- Application Examples -- Control Communications -- Data Signal Handling in Computerized Systems -- Noise and Wiring in Data Signal Handling.
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation The latest methods for increasing process efficiency, production rate, and quality. Award-winning editor Greg McMillan has loaded Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Fifth Edition, with advice from top technical experts to help you tackle process instrument and control assignments confidently and solve problems efficiently. This major revision of the bestselling on-the-job toolkit includes time-saving tables, selection ratings, key points, rules of thumb and hundreds of topic-defining illustrations. Updated to mirror the most common industry practices, it brings you up to speed on smart instrumentation and the latest advances sparked by increased power and miniaturization of the microprocessor. Thorough coverage of the Windows NT platform and Fieldbus ... distributed control systems and field-based systems ... knowledge-based operator training ... instrument maintenance cost reduction and an overview of the ISA/IEC Fieldbus Standard help you get the most out of these major shifts in technology.<br />
Language English.
Subject Process control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Automatic control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Engineering instruments -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Automatic control. (OCoLC)fst00822702
Engineering instruments. (OCoLC)fst00910572
Process control. (OCoLC)fst01078020
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author McMillan, Gregory K., 1946-
Considine, Douglas M.
Other Form: Print version: Process/industrial instruments and controls handbook. 5th ed. New York : McGraw Hill, 1999 0070125821 (DLC) 99029591 (OCoLC)41185177
ISBN 9781591244370 (electronic bk.)
1591244374 (electronic bk.)
9780071500005 (electronic bk.)
0071500006 (electronic bk.)
0071449191 (electronic bk.)
9780071449199 (electronic bk.)
9780070125827 (acid-free paper)
0070125821 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000025337361
NZ1 10240534

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