A book that integrates physical reality with theory and analysis through examples and simple explanations.
Preface 1. Measurement systems 2. Instrumentation systems elements 3. Instrumentation case studies 4. Control Systems 5. Process controllers 6. Correction elements 7. PLC systems 8. Systems 9. Transfer function 10. Systems response 11. Frequency response 12. Nyquist diagrams 13. Controllers Appendix A: Errors Appendix B: Differential equations Appendix C: Laplace transform Answers Index
Former Lecturer at Buckingham Chilterns University College, High Wycombe, UK, and now retired, William Bolton has worked in industry and academia as a senior lecturer in a college of technology, a member of the Nuffield Advanced Physics team, an adviser to a British government aid project in Brazil on technical education, as a UNESCO consultant in Argentina and Thailand, and as Head of Research and Development at the Business and Technician Education Council. He has written many engineering textbooks, including Mechatronics, 4th ed., Engineering Science, 5th ed., Higher Engineering Science, 2nd ed., Mechanical Science, 3rd ed., and Instrumentation and Control Systems.