Key Features

Thoroughly revised, with up-to-date coverage of wireless sensors and systems, as well as nanotechnologies role in the evolution of sensor technology Latest information on new sensor equipment, new measurement standards, and new software for embedded control systems, networking and automated control Three entirely new sections on Controllers, Actuators and Final Control Elements; Manufacturing Execution Systems; and Automation Knowledge Base Up-dated and expanded references and critical standards

Readership

Mechanical Engineers; Chemical Engineers; Electrical Engineers; Environmental Engineers; Civil Engineers; Biomedical Engineers; Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineers

Details

No. of pages:
928
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750683081
Electronic ISBN:
9780080941882

About the author

Walt Boyes

Walt Boyes serves as Director of Electronic Publications for ISA, the International Society for Measurement and Control and as Vice President of the Seattle Section, ISAas EPubs Director, he is responsible for overseeing of ISA Online, the online presence of the society, as well as all other electronic publishing endeavors of the Society. He also provides consulting services in the fields of sales management, marketing, and new product development through MP Consultants

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal in Spitzer and Boyes, LLC

Reviews

"The book presents a huge range of techniques for measurement of mechanical and electrical properties, temperature, chemical composition, and radiation, and includes the theory and basic working knowledge required to apply the techniques…. Process, automation, and instrumentation engineers, technicians, and anyone working in the instrumentation or automation fields will find this book a useful one-stop source covering a wide variety of measurement techniques."--IEEE Electrical Insulation