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Instrumentation Fundamentals for Process Control

1st Edition

By Douglas O. J. deSa


352 pages

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Hardback: 9781560329015
pub: 2001-07-09
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780203750698
pub: 2019-10-10
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A practical introductory guide to the principles of process measurement and control. Written for those beginning a career in the instrumentation and control industry or those who need a refresher, the book will serve as a text or to supercede the mathematical treatment of control theory that will continue to be essential for a well-rounded understanding. The book will provide the reader with the ability to recognize problems concealed among a mass of data and provide minimal cost solutions, using available technology.

Table of Contents

Primary Devices and Measurement; Process Control; Final Control Devices; Distributed Control System; Instrumentation Installation

About the Author

Douglas O.J. deSa has been involved in the field of process instrumentation and control since 1958. In 1973 he joined the Foxboro Company where he initiated, developed and commissioned several advanced control systems. He has worked in Europe, Canada, and the United States, and lectured at several colleges and universities in the U.K. He has been retired since 1997.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical