Kutz, Myer

Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering, Volume 1

Kutz, Myer - Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering, Volume 1, ebook


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A multidisciplinary reference of engineering measurement tools, techniques, and applications—Volume 1

"When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in your thoughts advanced to the stage of science." — Lord Kelvin

Measurement falls at the heart of any engineering discipline and job function. Whether engineers are attempting to state requirements quantitatively and demonstrate compliance; to track progress and predict results; or to analyze costs and benefits, they must use the right tools and techniques to produce meaningful, useful data.

The Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering is the most comprehensive, up-to-date reference set on engineering measurements—beyond anything on the market today. Encyclopedic in scope, Volume 1 spans several disciplines—Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, and Industrial Engineering—and covers:

  • New Measurement Techniques in Structural Health Monitoring
  • Traffic Congestion Management
  • Measurements in Environmental Engineering
  • Dimensions, Surfaces, and Their Measurement
  • Luminescent Method for Pressure Measurement
  • Vibration Measurement
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Force Measurement
  • Heat Transfer Measurements for Non-Boiling Two-Phase Flow
  • Solar Energy Measurements
  • Human Movement Measurements
  • Physiological Flow Measurements
  • GIS and Computer Mapping
  • Seismic Testing of Highway Bridges
  • Hydrology Measurements
  • Mobile Source Emissions Testing
  • Mass Properties Measurement
  • Resistive Strain Measurement Devices
  • Acoustics Measurements
  • Pressure and Velocity Measurements
  • Heat Flux Measurement
  • Wind Energy Measurements
  • Flow Measurement
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Industrial Energy Efficiency
  • Industrial Waste Auditing

Vital for engineers, scientists, and technical managers in industry and government, Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering will also prove ideal for members of major engineering associations and academics and researchers at universities and laboratories.

Keywords: General & Introductory Electrical & Electronics Engineering

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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1024 pages
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