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Johnson (University of Houston) covers both the fundamental theoretical concepts of process control and the more practical aspects of assembling, troubleshooting, adjusting and operating a control system. The sixth edition adds new material on solid-state sensors for temperature and pressure, and analog-to-digital conversion via frequency counting. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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The Fifth Edition updates and improves the first six chapters of the book--measurement and instrumentation issues--while enhancing coverage throughout the remainder of the text.From the Back Cover:
This book gives readers an understanding and appreciation of some of the theories behind control system elements and operations—without advanced math or calculus. It also presents some of the practical details of how elements of a control system are designed and operated—without the benefit of on-the-job experience. Chapter topics include process control; analog and digital signal conditioning; thermal, mechanical, and optical sensors; controller principles; and control loop characteristics. For those in the industry who will need to design the elements of a control system from a practical, working perspective, and comprehend how these elements affect overall system operation and tuning.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110139382003
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0139382003