Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1969 - Technology & Engineering - 642 pages
In the field of mechanical measurements, Mechanical Measurements continues to set the standard. With an emphasis on precision and clarity, the authors have consistently crafted a text that has helped thousands of students grasp the fundamentals of the field. Mechanical Measurements 6th edition &gives students a methodical, well thought-out presentation that covers fundamental issues common to all areas of measurement in Part One, followed by individual chapters on applied areas of measurement in Part Two. This modular format fits several different course formats and accommodates a wide variety of skill levels.
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The Significance of Mechanical Measurements
The Generalized Measurement System
Characteristics of Dynamic Signals
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acceleration accelerometer amplifier amplitude application arrangement Article basic beam bridge calibration capacitance characteristics circuit coefficient coil components constant Constantan damping damping ratio deflection determined device diameter diaphragm dimension displacement dynamic dynamometer elastic electrical electronic element employed equation error example factor Figure flow fluid force function gage blocks galvanometer grid harmonic illustrates indicated inductance input instrument internal linear liquid load magnitude mass material maximum measuring system meter methods motion natural frequency obtained ohms optical oscillator oscillograph oscilloscope output phase pickup piezoelectric piston Poisson's ratio potentiometer pressure probe problem pyrometer radiation range ratio readout referred relation relative resistance resistance thermometer resistor resonant scale secondary transducer sensitivity shear stress shown in Fig signal simple standard strain gages stress temperature test item thermistor thermocouple thermometer torque tube variation velocity vibration voltage weight wire zero