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Mechanical Measurements / Edition 6

Mechanical Measurements / Edition 6

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In the field of mechanical measurements, Mechanical Measurements continues to set the standard. With an emphasis on precision and clarity, the authors have consistently crafted a text that has helped thousands of students grasp the fundamentals of the field. Mechanical Measurements 6th edition gives students a methodical, well thought-out presentation that covers fundamental issues common to all areas of measurement in Part One, followed by individual chapters on applied areas of measurement in Part Two. This modular format fits several different course formats and accommodates a wide variety of skill levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780201847659
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/21/2006
Series: Pearson Custom Library: Engineering Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 784
Sales rank: 548,960
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xv

Part I Fundamentals of Mechanical Measurement

1 The Process of Measurement: An Overview

2 Standards and Dimensional Units of Measurement
3 Assessing and Presenting Experimental Data
4 The Analog Measurand: Time-Dependent Characteristics
5 The Response of Measuring Systems
6 Sensors
7 Signal Conditioning
8 Digital Techniques in Mechanical Measurements
9 Readout and Data Processing

Part II Applied Mechanical Measurements

10 Measurement of Count, EPUT, Time Interval, and Frequency Measurement of Count, Events per Unit Time, Time Interval, and Frequency
11 Displacement and Dimensional Measurement
12 Strain and Stress: Measurement and Analysis
13 Measurement of Force and Torque
14 Measurement of Pressure
15 Measurement of Fluid Flow
16 Temperature Measurements
17 Measurement of Motion
18 Acoustical Measurements

Part III Appendices

A Standards and Conversion Equations

B Theoretical Basis for Fourier Analysis

C Number Systems

D Some Useful Data

E Stress and Strain Relationships
E.1 The General Plane Stress Situation
E.2 Direction and Magnitudes of Principal Stresses
E.3 Variation in Shear Stress with Direction
E.4 Shear Stress on Principal Planes
E.5 General Stress Equations in Terms of Principal Stresses
E.6 Mohr’s Circle for Stress
E.7 Strain at a Point

F Statistical Tests of Least Squares Fits

Answers to Selected Problems

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