Microcontroller-Based Temperature Monitoring and Control

Microcontroller-Based Temperature Monitoring and Control

1st Edition - August 5, 2002

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  • Author: Dogan Ibrahim
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080479422

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Description

Microcontroller-Based Temperature Monitoring and Control is an essential and practical guide for all engineers involved in the use of microcontrollers in measurement and control systems. The book provides design principles and application case studies backed up with sufficient control theory and electronics to develop your own systems. It will also prove invaluable for students and experimenters seeking real-world project work involving the use of a microcontroller. Techniques for the application of microcontroller-based control systems are backed up with the basic theory and mathematics used in these designs, and various digital control techniques are discussed with reference to digital sample theory.The first part of the book covers temperature sensors and their use in measurement, and includes the latest non-invasive and digital sensor types. The second part covers sampling procedures, control systems and the application of digital control algorithms using a microcontroller. The final chapter describes a complete microcontroller-based temperature control system, including a full software listing for the programming of the controller.

Key Features

*Provides practical guidance and essential theory making it ideal for engineers facing a design challenge or students devising a project
*Includes real-world design guides for implementing a microcontroller-based control systems
*Requires only basic mathematical and engineering background as the use of microcontrollers is introduced from first principles

Readership

Electronic / control systems design engineers, electronic engineering undergraduates (esp. project work).

Table of Contents

  • Preface; Microcomputer systems; Temperature and its measurement; Thermocouple temperature sensors; RTD temperature sensors; Thermistor temperature sensors; Integrated circuit temperature sensors; Digital control systems and the z-transform; Stability; Case study - Temperature control project; Appendix A - Platinum RTD sensor resistances; Appendix B - ASCII code; Appendix C - FED C Compiler library functions; Glossary; Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 234
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2002
  • Published: August 5, 2002
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080479422

About the Author

Dogan Ibrahim

Dogan Ibrahim
Prof Dogan Ibrahim graduated from the University of Salford with First Class Honours in Electronic Engineering. He then completed an MSc course in Automatic Control Engineering at the University of Manchester, and PhD in Digital Signal Processing at the City University in London. Prof Ibrahim worked at several companies before returning to the academic life. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Computer Information Systems at the Near East University. Prof Ibrahim is a Fellow of the IET, and a Chartered Electrical Engineer. His interests are in the fields of microcontroller based automatic control, digital signal processing, and computer aided design.Dogan Ibrahim has been Associate Professor and Head of Department at the Near East University, Cyprus, lecturer at South Bank University, London, Principal Research Engineer at GEC Hirst Research Centre, and is now a hardware and software systems consultant to London's Traffic Control Systems Unit.

Affiliations and Expertise

Traffic Control Systems Unit, South Bank University, UK, and lecturer at the Department of Computer Information Systems, Near East University, Lefkosa, Cyprus

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