SENSORS AND TRANDUCERS

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Jan 1, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 344 pages
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This text is a lucid presentation of the principles of working of all types of sensors and transducers which form the prime components of the instrumentation systems. The characteristics of the sensors and transducers and the operating principles of transducer technologies have been discussed in considerable detail. Besides covering conventional sensors such as electromechanical, thermal, magnetic, radiation, and electroanalytical, the recent advances in sensor technologies including smart and intelligent sensors used in automated systems are also comprehensively described. The application aspects of sensors used in several fields such as automobiles, manufacturing, medical, and environment are fully illustrated. With a straightforward approach the text is aimed at building a sound understanding of the fundamentals, and inculcating analytical skills needed for design and operation. Numerous schematic representations, examples, and review questions help transcend underlying basics to automation and instrumentation. The book with incisive explanations and all the pedagogic attributes is designed to serve the needs of the engineering students of instrumentation, chemical, mechanical, and electrical disciplines. It will also be a useful text for the students of applied sciences.
 

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Sensors & Transducers by Patranabis

Contents

MECHANICAL AND ELECTROMECHANICAL SENSORS 1467
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D. PATRANABIS (Ph.D.) is former Professor and Head, Department of Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He is presently, Professor Emeritus, Department of Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata and has more than 40 years of teaching experience. Professor Patranabis has authored several books including Principles of Electronic Instrumentation and Sensors and Transducers (2nd ed.) published by PHI Learning and has authored about 150 research papers published in national and international journals. He has been awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Society for Automation (ISA), USA.

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