ISA Publishes Advanced Temperature Measurement and Control book

  • January 18, 2011
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January 18, 2011 - The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the publication of Advanced Temperature Measurement and Control, Second Edition, by Gregory K. McMillan.Written by industry expert McMillan, this second edition provides a comprehensive view of what is needed to take advantage of the latest developments in smart and wireless temperature measurements and control strategies.
  • A fundamental understanding of the capabilities of temperature sensors and the advances in wireless technology are provided
  • The effect of sensor types and installation on measurement accuracy and speed is detailed
  • Guidance is provided for making the commonly faced choice between thermocouples versus resistance temperature detectors
  • The temperature control requirements for various types of equipment are discussed and control systems to meet specific objectives are provided
  • The appendices provide solutions to the exercises, data important for heat transfer, a unification of controller tuning methods, and equations to estimate process dynamics
  • McMillan brings more than 30 years of industry experience, education and research together in this second edition.About ISAFounded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation. Learn More

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