This thoroughly updated and expanded second edition is an authoritative resource on industrial measurement systems and sensors with particular attention given to temperature, stress, pressure, acceleration, and liquid flow sensors. This edition includes new and expanded chapters on wireless measuring systems and measurement control and diagnostics systems in cars. Coverage of updated wireless measurement systems and wireless GSM/LTE interfacing make this title unique, providing in-depth, practical knowledge. This hands-on reference shows how to connect an instrument to a computer or tablet while reducing the time for collecting and processing measurement data. This resource presents digital temperature sensors, demonstrating how to design a monitoring system with multi-point measurements. Moreover the book introduces new, cost-effective measurement technology utilizing www servers and LAN computer networks. From computer-based measuring systems, electrical thermometers and pressure sensors, to conditioners, cassette measuring systems, and virtual tools, this comprehensive title offers engineers the details they need for their work in the field.
Waldemar Nawrocki is a professor of electronics at Poznan University of Technology, Poland, where he earned his Ph.D. in technical sciences. His research fields include measurement systems, quantum metrology, material research of nanosamples, and cryoelectronics.
Computer-Based Measurement Systems; Computers for Measurement Systems; Temperature Sensors; Stress, Pressure, and Acceleration Sensors; Signal Conditioners; Digital-to-Analog and Analog-to-Digital Converters; Measurement Systems with Serial Interface; Wireless Measurement Systems; Measurement Systems with GSM and LTE Positioning Systems; Measurement Systems with IEEE-488 Interface; Crate and Modular Measurement Systems; LAN-Based Measurement Systems; DAQ Boards and Virtual Instruments; Measurement, Control, and Diagnostic Systems in Vehicles.