Mechanical Measurements

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Addison-Wesley, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 876 pages
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This introductory text is intended for undergraduate students with no experience in measurement and instrumentation. The book is appropriate for lab courses found in most mechanical engineering departments and often in departments of engineering technology. Introduces mechanical qualities such as force, position, temperature, acceleration, and fluid flow.

Each self-contained chapter can be used in any order thus creating many options for the instructor. Mechanical Measurements may be used as a primary text for a measurement course or as a reference in the laboratory.

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Contents

Standards and Dimensional Units of Measurement
21
Assessing and Presenting Experimental Data
45
TimeDependent Characteristics 727
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John H. Lienhard is M.D. Anderson Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and of History at the University of Houston. He is the author and host of The Engines of Our Ingenuity, a daily radio essay on invention and creativity heard nationally on Public Radio and internationally on the Armed
Forces Network. He is also the author of the book The Engines of Our Ingenuity: An Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture and Inventing Modern: Growing up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins.

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