Introduction to measurement science and engineering
A readable introduction to the general design and effective use of instrumentation systems. Offers a structured top-down approach to the art and science of measurement, covering the fundamentals of measurement science, appropriate engineering design and applications in both hard and soft sciences. Contains a modern approach to methodology, the technical details being relegated to the numerous supporting examples.
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