## Theory and design for mechanical measurements"Now revised to reflect the latest standards and advances, Figliola and Beasley's Fourth Edition provides a timely and in-depth reference to the theory of engineering measurements, measurement system performance, and instrumentation. The authors show you how to develop, operate, and analyze measurement systems and report results. The text covers uncertainty analysis and mechanical measurements in one unified presentation, introducing you to the most powerful experimental tools available."--BOOK JACKET. |

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### Contents

CHAPTER | 1 |

CHAPTER 5 | 20 |

STATIC AND DYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS | 31 |

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Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements Richard S. Figliola,Donald Beasley Limited preview - 2015 |

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A/D converter accelerometer accuracy amplitude analog signal applied behavior bias error bias limit bridge circuit calibration coefficient Consider constant current flow curve damping ratio data acquisition data points data set defined density design-stage uncertainty determine diameter discrete discrete Fourier transform displacement dynamic error effects electrical elemental errors engineering equation estimate EXAMPLE filter first-order system flow meter flow rate fluid Fourier series frequency response galvanometer gauge blocks indicated input signal instrument known linear magnitude ratio manometer mass mean value measurand measured value measurement system measuring device method natural frequency output signal phase shift plot potentiometer precision error pressure transducer probe rad/s range represents resistance resistor second-order system sensor shown in Figure SOLUTION standard deviation static sensitivity statistics steady response step function strain gauge surement temperature measurement thermal thermistor thermocouple thermometer tube uncertainty analysis variation velocity waveform Wheatstone bridge yields zero

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Occupational Exposure Assessment for Air Contaminants Gurumurthy Ramachandran No preview available - 2005 |