Process Control Instrumentation Technology – Curtis D. Johnson – 8th Edition


This gives readers an understanding and appreciation of some of the theories behind elements and operations–without advanced math or . It also presents some of the practical details of how elements of a are designed and operated–without the benefit of on-the-job experience.

Chapter topics include ; analog and conditioning; thermal, , and optical sensors; controller principles; and control loop characteristics. For those in the industry who will need to the elements of a control from a practical, working perspective, and comprehend how these elements affect overall operation and tuning.

Table of Content

1. Introduction to Process Control.
2. Analog Signal Conditioning.
3. Digital Signal Conditioning.
4. Thermal Sensors.
5. Mechanical Sensors.
6. Optical Sensors.
7. Final Control.
8. Discrete-State Process Control.
9. Controller Principles.
10. Analog Controllers.
11. Digital Control.
12. Control Loop Characteristics.

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