Instrumentation and Process Control
Author: Franklyn W. Kirk
- Instrumentation, process control
Number Of Pages: 690
Release Date: 01-12-2014
Details: Product Description Instrumentation and Process Control is a comprehensive resource that provides a technician-level approach to instrumentation used in process control. With an emphasis on common industrial applications, this textbook covers the four fundamental instrumentation measurements of temperature, pressure, level, and flow, in addition to position, humidity, moisture, and typical liquid and gas measuring instruments. Fundamental scientific principles, detailed illustrations, descriptive photographs, and concise text are used to present the following instrumentation topics: Process control and factory automation measurement instruments and applications Control valves and other final elements Digital communication systems and controllers Overview of control strategies for process control Safety systems and installation in hazardous locations Systems approach to integration of instruments in process control About the Author Franklyn Kirk is the founder of the Franklyn W. Kirk Company, an industrial instrument distributorship. Mr. Kirk developed and taught a four-semester course in Basic Instrumentation at the Technical Institute of Fenn College (now Cleveland State University) in Cleveland. He co-authored the first edition of the text, Instrumentation. Technical schools worldwide have used this text and the subsequent editions. Mr. Kirk continued to teach at Fenn and later for the Continuing Education Department of Cleveland State University. Recently, Mr. Kirk received the Technical Educator Award from the Cleveland Technical Societies Council. This award goes to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding performance, creative abilities, technical competence, and integrity in the practice of his or her discipline.
Package Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.9 x 1.5 inches