Newnes Interfacing Companion

Computers, Transducers, Instrumentation and Signal Processing


  • Tony Fischer-Cripps, Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

Tony Fischer-Cripps is a Project Leader in the Division of Telecommunications and Industrial Physics of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation), Australia. He was previously lecturer, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia, and has also worked for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA (NIST, formerly National Bureau of Standards - NBS).
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Professional engineers, technicians, undergraduate students especially those in test and measurement, instrumentational and control, and computer interfacing and technology.


Book information

  • Published: August 2002
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5720-4

Table of Contents

Preface; Part 1 - Transducers; Measurement systems; Temperature; Light; Position and motion; Force, pressure and flow;Part 2 - Interfacing; Number systems; Computer architecture; Assembly language; Interfacing; A to D & D to A conversions; Data communications; Programmable logic controllers; Data acquisition project;Part 3 - Signal processing; Transfer function; Active filters; Instrumentation amplifier; Noise; Digital signal processing; Index; Further reading; Parts lists