Sensor Performance and Reliability
This book helps you understand how to objectively assess the accuracy, response time, residual life and other characteristics of installed instrumentation and offers a practical means to identify the problems, assess their consequences, and help resolve some of the problems.
This one-of-its-kind book offers a self-study course addressing all the facets of sensor applications. Filled with examples of applying various materials technologies, this book also provides a wealth of information from theoretical and practical perspectives. Individual learning modules include sensor technologies, sensor manufacturing, sensors and artificial intelligence, and much more.
Software for Automation: Architecture, Integration, and Security
This implementation-oriented book provides a clear and concise presentation of how to fully apply software in automation. It provides "how-to" information for all phases of the system lifecycle from configuration, system integration, troubleshooting, and engineering, to administration.
Start-Up: A Technician's Guide
The author explores and explains the crucial role of a technician in this process. This book offers you a clear overview of typical start-up responsibilities. From the first team meeting to the last round of tuning and loop checking, Diane Harris uses her extensive experience with process control plants to walk you through the issues and skills typically required. Each chapter includes self-study learning objectives, practice questions and exercises, answers, and listings of relevant standards.
Successful Instrumentation and Control Systems Design with CD
This book and CD-ROM combination provides in-depth coverage of the design process, the elements of a successful project, the specific issues to address in a well-designed instrumentation and control (I&C) system, and the engineering products that enable practical design and successful maintenance.
Troubleshooting: A Technician's Guide
This book provides examples of trouble-shooting problems in mechanical systems, process connections, pneumatic systems, electrical systems, electronic systems, and valves. He explores calibration, programmable electronic systems, communication circuits, transient problems and software.
Tuning of Industrial Control Systems 2nd Edition
Suitable for beginners, this book takes a practical but systematic approach to tuning. The aim is to provide insight into tuning procedures rather than a series of formulas to be memorized. The author gives helpful rules of thumb to speed the learning process during field training.
Understanding Distributed Processor Systems for Control
This book addresses the challenges of the process control effort, recognizing that factory automation systems are no longer isolated entities and that the systems and their functions are indeed merging. The book is intended for those readers involved in factory automation systems as well as process, including readers who are already experienced and knowledgeable about distributed processor systems, but may not necessarily be exposed to the technologies and issues discussed in industry.
Variable Speed Drives: Principles and Applications for Energy Cost Savings, 3rd Edition
This new edition of a venerable classic incorporates the additional insights of the author over the past decade and helps practicing engineers learn about the technical and economic potential of this technology. It presents the electrical, hydraulic, chemical, and instrumentation information necessary to technically evaluate and economically justify variable speed drive applications.