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Format: Hardcover, 360 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 May 2009
Process Technology Instrumentation is a 24 chapter, two-semester textbook, intended for use in community colleges, technical colleges, universities and corporate settings in which process instrumentation is taught. Process Technology Instrumentation is designed to teach students about various instrumentations used in the process industries. This text includes a variety of topics including, control loops, symbology, troubleshooting and safety systems. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience. Students will find this textbook to be a valuable resource throughout their process technology career. The Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) currently offers several instructor manuals and student workbooks for their books. Currently these must be PURCHASED by the instructor or institution. These materials, order forms, and pricing, can be viewed and purchased at this website:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to InstrumentationChapter 2: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: PRESSUREChapter 3: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: TEMPERATUREChapter 4: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: LEVELChapter 5: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: FLOWChapter 6: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: ANALYTICALChapter 7: Miscellaneous Measuring DevicesChapter 8: Introduction to Control Loops: Simple Loop TheoryChapter 9: Control Loops: Primary Sensors, Transmitters, and TransducersChapter 10: Control Loops: Controllers and Final Control Element OverviewChapter 11: Control Loops: Control Valves and RegulatorsChapter 12: Symbology: Process Diagrams and Instrument SketchingChapter 13: Instrumentation TroubleshootingChapter 14: Switches, Relays and AnnunciatorsChapter 15: Signal Transmission and ConversionChapter 16: ControllersChapter 17: Control SchemesChapter 18: Advanced Control SchemesChapter 19: Introduction to Digital ControlChapter 20: Programmable Logic Control (PLC)Chapter 21: Distributed Control System (DCS)Chapter 22: Instrument Power SupplyChapter 23: Emergency Shutdown (ESD), Interlocks, and Protective DevicesChapter 24: Instrumentation Malfunctions

EAN: 9780137004133
ISBN: 0137004133
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Dimensions: 27.69 x 20.83 x 2.03 centimetres (0.96 kg)
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