From the Inside Flap
Fibre Optic Thermometers
Quartz, Ultrasonic and Noise Thermometers and Distributed Parameter Sensors
Pyrometers Classification and Radiation Laws
Manually Operated Pyrometers
Practical Applications of Pyrometers
Conditioning of Temperature Sensor Output Signals
Computerised Temperature Measuring Systems
Imaging of Temperature Fields of Solids
Dynamic Temperature Measuement
Temperature Measurment of Solid Bodies by Contact Method
Temperature Measurement of Fluids
Temperature Measurment of Transparent Solid Bodies
Temperature Measurement of Moving Bodies
Temperature Measurement in Industral Appliances
Temperature Measurement in Medicine
Calibration and Testing of Temperature Measuring Instruments
Author and Organisation Index
From the Back Cover
* Brand new chapters on computerised temperature measuring systems and temperature measurement in medicine.
* Sections on noise thermometers, the development of photoelectric and two-wave pyrometers and the latest IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) standards
* Coverage of fibre optic thermometers, imaging of temperature fields and measurement in hazardous areas.
* Examination of virtual instruments, fuzzy logic in temperature measurement and new methods for thermometer calibration.
Practising instrument engineers, graduate students and researchers in the fields of mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering will welcome this balanced approach to both the theory and practice of temperature measurement.