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Mechanical Variables Measurement - Solid, Fluid, and Thermal

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Title: Mechanical Variables Measurement - Solid, Fluid, and Thermal
Author: John G Webster
ISBN: 0849300479 / 9780849300479
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 664
Publisher: CRC Press
Year: 2000
Availability: 15-30 days
     
 
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Accuracy in the laboratory setting is key to maintaining the integrity of scientific research. Inaccurate measurements create false and non-reproducible results, rendering an experiment or series of experiments invalid and wasting both time and money. This handy guide to solid, fluid, and thermal measurement helps minimize this pitfall through careful detailing of measurement techniques.

Concise yet thorough, Mechanical Variables Measurement-Solid, Fluid, and Thermal describes the use of instruments and methods for practical measurements required in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences. Organized according to measurement problem, the entries are easy to access. The articles provide equations to assist engineers and scientists who seek to discover applications and solve problems that arise in areas outside of their specialty. Sections include references to more specialized publications for advanced techniques, as well. It offers instruction for a range of measuring techniques, basic through advanced, that apply to a broad base of disciplines.

As an engineer, scientist, designer, manager, researcher, or student, you encounter the problem of measurement often and realize that doing it correctly is pivotal to the success of an experiment. This is the first place to turn when deciding on, performing, and troubleshooting the measurement process. Mechanical Variables Measurement-Solid, Fluid, and Thermal leads the reader, step-by-step, through the straits of experimentation to triumph.

Preface
Contributors

Section 1 : Mechanical Variables Measurement – Solid
Chapter 1 : Mass and Weight Measurement
Chapter 2 : Density Measurement
Chapter 3 : Strain Measurement
Chapter 4 : Force Measurement
Chapter 5 : Torque and Power Measurement
Chapter 6 : Tactile Sensing

Section 2 : Mechanical Variables Measurement – Fluid
Chapter 7 : Pressure and Sound Measurement
Chapter 8 : Acoustic Measurement
Chapter 9 : Flow Measurement
Chapter 10 : Point Velocity Measurement
Chapter 11 : Viscosity Measurement
Chapter 12 : Surface Tension Measurement

Section 3 : Mechanical Variables Measurement – Thermal
Chapter 13 : Temperature Measurement
Chapter 14 : Thermal Conductivity Measurement
Chapter 15 : Heat Flux
Chapter 16 : Thermal Imaging
Chapter 17 : Calorimetry Measurement

Index

 
 
 
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