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Experimental Methods for Engineers, 8/e, offers the broadest range of experimental measurement techniques available for mechanical and general engineering applications. Offering clear descriptions of the general behavior of different measurement techniques, such as pressure, flow, and temperature, the text emphasizes the use of uncertainty analysis and statistical data analysis in estimating the accuracy of measurements.Maintaining its thorough coverage of thermal-fluid measurement techniques, the text continues to emphasize experimental uncertainties as essential elements in experiment design, execution, and instrument selection.
Table of Contents
2 Basic Concepts
3 Analysis of Experimental Data
4 Basic Electrical Measurements and Sensing Devices
5 Displacement and Area Measurements
6 Pressure Measurement
7 Flow Measurement
8 The Measurement of Temperature
9 Thermal and Transport-Property Measurements
10 Force, Torque, and Strain Measurements
11 Motion and Vibration Measurement
12 Thermal and Nuclear-Radiation Measurements
13 Air-Pollution Sampling and Measurement
14 Data Acquisition and Processing
15 Report Writing and Presentations
16 Design of Experiments
Appendix A-Conversion Factors and Material Properties