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Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control, Third Editon

3rd Edition

By Norman A. Anderson

CRC Press – 1997 – 512 pages

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    978-0-8493-9871-1
    October 22nd 1997

Description

The perennially bestselling third edition of Norman A. Anderson's Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control provides an outstanding and practical reference for both students and practitioners. It introduces the fields of process measurement and feedback control and bridges the gap between basic technology and more sophisticated systems. Keeping mathematics to a minimum, the material meets the needs of the instrumentation engineer or technician who must learn how equipment operates. I t covers pneumatic and electronic control systems, actuators and valves, control loop adjustment, combination control systems, and process computers and simulation

Contents

FEEDBACK ON PROCESS CONTROL

Introduction to Process Control

Process/Pressure Measuring Instruments

Level and Density Measurements

Flow Measurement

Temperature and Humidity Measurements

Analytical Measurements

PNEUMATIC AND ELECTRONIC CONTROL SYSTEMS

The Feedback Control Loop

Pneumatic Control Mechanisms

Electronic (Analog) Control Systems

ACTUATORS AND VALVES

Actuators

Control Valves

CONTROL LOOP ADJUSTMENT AND ANALYSIS

Controller Adjustments

Step-Analysis Method of Finding Time Constant

Frequency Response Analysis

COMBINATION CONTROL SYSTEMS

Split-Range, Auto-Selector, Ratio, and Cascade Systems

Feedforward Control

PROCESS COMPUTERS AND SIMULATION

Computer Interface and Hardware

Computer Software and Operation

Programmed Control Systems

Constructing and Instrumenting Real and Simulated Processes

APPENDIX

GLOSSARY

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Name: Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control, Third Editon: 3rd Edition (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: By Norman A. Anderson. The perennially bestselling third edition of Norman A. Anderson's Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control provides an outstanding and practical reference for both students and practitioners. It introduces the fields of process...
Categories: Instrumentation, Measurement & Testing, Plant Engineering, Industrial Chemistry