Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, Second Edition

by: William C. Dunn


Abstract: A fully updated, practical guide to automated process control and measurement systems. This thoroughly revised textbook offers students a solid grounding in process control principles along with real-world applications and insights from the factory floor. Authored by an experienced engineering educator, Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, Second Edition, is written in a clear, logically organized manner. The book features realistic problems and examples and detailed illustrations. You'll get clear explanations of digital and analog components, including pneumatics, actuators, and regulators, and comprehensive discussions on the entire range of industrial processes. The Second Edition covers: • Pressure • Level • Flow • Temperature and heat • Humidity, density, viscosity, and pH • Position, motion, and force • Safety and alarms • Electrical instruments and conditioning • Regulators, valves, and actuators • Process control • Documentation and symbol standards • Signal transmission • Logic gates • Programmable logic controllers • Motor control
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Title: Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, Second Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2018 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260122251

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William C. Dunn has degrees in physics from the University of London and electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa. He has worked for over 40 years in product research, design, and management in the electronics industry. More recently, he has worked as an adjunct professor teaching digital electronics, industrial instrumentation and process control, logic controllers, and industrial motor control. He holds more than 25 patents and has presented over 30 papers at industrial conferences.

Description: A fully updated, practical guide to automated process control and measurement systems. This thoroughly revised textbook offers students a solid grounding in process control principles along with real-world applications and insights from the factory floor. Authored by an experienced engineering educator, Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, Second Edition, is written in a clear, logically organized manner. The book features realistic problems and examples and detailed illustrations. You'll get clear explanations of digital and analog components, including pneumatics, actuators, and regulators, and comprehensive discussions on the entire range of industrial processes. The Second Edition covers: • Pressure • Level • Flow • Temperature and heat • Humidity, density, viscosity, and pH • Position, motion, and force • Safety and alarms • Electrical instruments and conditioning • Regulators, valves, and actuators • Process control • Documentation and symbol standards • Signal transmission • Logic gates • Programmable logic controllers • Motor control