Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume One

Process Measurement and Analysis

Author: Bela G. Liptak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420064025

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1920

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Unsurpassed in its coverage, usability, and authority since its first publication in 1969, the three-volume Instrument Engineers' Handbook continues to be the premier reference for instrument engineers around the world. It helps users select and implement hundreds of measurement and control instruments and analytical devices and design the most cost-effective process control systems that optimize production and maximize safety. Now entering its fourth edition, Volume 1: Process Measurement and Analysis is fully updated with increased emphasis on installation and maintenance consideration. Its coverage is now fully globalized with product descriptions from manufacturers around the world. Béla G. Lipták speaks on Post-Oil Energy Technology on the AT&T Tech Channel.
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Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Volume 3

Process Software and Digital Networks, Fourth Edition

Author: Bela G. Liptak,Halit Eren

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439863431

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1139

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Instrument Engineers' Handbook – Volume 3: Process Software and Digital Networks, Fourth Edition is the latest addition to an enduring collection that industrial automation (AT) professionals often refer to as the "bible." First published in 1970, the entire handbook is approximately 5,000 pages, designed as standalone volumes that cover the measurement (Volume 1), control (Volume 2), and software (Volume 3) aspects of automation. This fourth edition of the third volume provides an in-depth, state-of-the-art review of control software packages used in plant optimization, control, maintenance, and safety. Each updated volume of this renowned reference requires about ten years to prepare, so revised installments have been issued every decade, taking into account the numerous developments that occur from one publication to the next. Assessing the rapid evolution of automation and optimization in control systems used in all types of industrial plants, this book details the wired/wireless communications and software used. This includes the ever-increasing number of applications for intelligent instruments, enhanced networks, Internet use, virtual private networks, and integration of control systems with the main networks used by management, all of which operate in a linked global environment. Topics covered include: Advances in new displays, which help operators to more quickly assess and respond to plant conditions Software and networks that help monitor, control, and optimize industrial processes, to determine the efficiency, energy consumption, and profitability of operations Strategies to counteract changes in market conditions and energy and raw material costs Techniques to fortify the safety of plant operations and the security of digital communications systems This volume explores why the holistic approach to integrating process and enterprise networks is convenient and efficient, despite associated problems involving cyber and local network security, energy conservation, and other issues. It shows how firewalls must separate the business (IT) and the operation (automation technology, or AT) domains to guarantee the safe function of all industrial plants. This book illustrates how these concerns must be addressed using effective technical solutions and proper management policies and practices. Reinforcing the fact that all industrial control systems are, in general, critically interdependent, this handbook provides a wide range of software application examples from industries including: automotive, mining, renewable energy, steel, dairy, pharmaceutical, mineral processing, oil, gas, electric power, utility, and nuclear power.
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Instrument and Automation Engineer's Handbook

Process Measurement and Analysis, Fifth Edition

Author: Bela G. Liptak,Kriszta Venczel

Publisher: CRC PressI Llc

ISBN: 9781466559325

Category: Science

Page: 2700

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The Instrument and Automation Engineers Handbook (IAEH) is the #1 process automation handbook in the world. The two volumes in this greatly expanded Fifth Edition deal with measurement devices and analyzers. Volume one, Measurement and Safety, covers safety sensors and the detectors of physical properties, while volume two, Analysis and Analyzers, describes the measurement of such analytical properties as composition. Complete with 245 alphabetized chapters and a thorough index for quick access to specific information, the IAEH, Fifth Edition is a must-have reference for instrument and automation engineers working in the chemical, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, pollution, energy, plastics, paper, wastewater, food, etc. industries. About the eBook The most important new feature of the IAEH, Fifth Edition is its availability as an eBook. The eBook provides the same content as the print edition, with the addition of thousands of web addresses so that readers can reach suppliers or reference books and articles on the hundreds of topics covered in the handbook. This feature includes a complete bidders' list that allows readers to issue their specifications for competitive bids from any or all potential product suppliers. "
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Instrument Engineers Handbook, Fourth Edition, Three Volume Set

Author: Bela G. Liptak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849399701

Category: Science

Page: 5515

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This set consists of: 9780849310836 Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume One: Process Measurement and Analysis (Published June 2003) 9780849310812 Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume Two: Process Control and Optimization (Published September 2005) 9781439817766 Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume Three: Process Software and Digital Networks (Published August 2011) Unsurpassed in its coverage, usability, and authority, the latest edition to Béla G. Lipták’s three-volume Instrument Engineers’ Handbook continues to serve as the premier reference for instrument engineers around the world. The acclaimed “bible” of instrument engineering helps users select and implement hundreds of measurement and control instruments and analytical devices. It also aids in the design of cost-effective process control systems that optimize production and maximize safety. Retaining the format that made this work a perennial bestseller, the fourth edition continues the tradition of providing quick and easy access to highly practical information. The authors are practicing engineers, and their from-the-trenches advice has been repeatedly tested in real-life applications. This edition brings the content of its predecessors completely up to date, incorporates the developments of the last decade, and broadens the horizons of the work from an American to a global perspective. Volume One: Process Measurement and Analysis offers increased emphasis on installation and maintenance. Its coverage is now fully globalized with product descriptions from manufacturers around the world. It covers sensors, detectors, analyzers, and other measuring devices introduced since publication of the third edition. Volume Two: Process Control and Optimization is expanded to include descriptions of overseas manufacturer’s products and concepts, model-based optimization in control theory, new major inventions, and innovations in control valves. It also devotes a full chapter to safety and includes more than 2000 graphs, figures, and tables. From the third edition, Volume Three: Process Software and Digital Networks provides an in-depth, state-of-the-art review of existing and evolving digital communications and control systems. While the book highlights the transportation of digital information by buses and networks, it also describes a variety of process-control software packages suited for plant optimization, maintenance, and safety related applications. It discusses plant design and modernization, safety and operations related logic systems, and the design of integrated workstations and control centers. The book concludes with an appendix that provides practical information such as bidders lists and addresses, steam tables, and materials selection for corrosive services. Béla G. Lipták speaks on Post-Oil Energy Technology on the AT&T Tech Channel.
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Measurement and Safety

Author: Béla G. Lipták,Kriszta Venczel

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315353253

Category: Science

Page: 2200

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The Instrument and Automation Engineers’ Handbook (IAEH) is the #1 process automation handbook in the world. Volume one of the Fifth Edition, Measurement and Safety, covers safety sensors and the detectors of physical properties. Measurement and Safety is an invaluable resource that: Describes the detectors used in the measurement of process variables Offers application- and method-specific guidance for choosing the best measurement device Provides tables of detector capabilities and other practical information at a glance Contains detailed descriptions of domestic and overseas products, their features, capabilities, and suppliers, including suppliers’ web addresses Complete with 163 alphabetized chapters and a thorough index for quick access to specific information, Measurement and Safety is a must-have reference for instrument and automation engineers working in the chemical, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, pollution, energy, plastics, paper, wastewater, food, etc. industries. About the eBook The most important new feature of the IAEH, Fifth Edition is its availability as an eBook. The eBook provides the same content as the print edition, with the addition of thousands of web addresses so that readers can reach suppliers or reference books and articles on the hundreds of topics covered in the handbook. This feature includes a complete bidders' list that allows readers to issue their specifications for competitive bids from any or all potential product suppliers.
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Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Volume Two

Process Control and Optimization

Author: Bela G. Liptak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420064001

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2464

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The latest update to Bela Liptak's acclaimed "bible" of instrument engineering is now available. Retaining the format that made the previous editions bestsellers in their own right, the fourth edition of Process Control and Optimization continues the tradition of providing quick and easy access to highly practical information. The authors are practicing engineers, not theoretical people from academia, and their from-the-trenches advice has been repeatedly tested in real-life applications. Expanded coverage includes descriptions of overseas manufacturer's products and concepts, model-based optimization in control theory, new major inventions and innovations in control valves, and a full chapter devoted to safety. With more than 2000 graphs, figures, and tables, this all-inclusive encyclopedic volume replaces an entire library with one authoritative reference. The fourth edition brings the content of the previous editions completely up to date, incorporates the developments of the last decade, and broadens the horizons of the work from an American to a global perspective. Béla G. Lipták speaks on Post-Oil Energy Technology on the AT&T Tech Channel.
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