A Comprehensive Guide to Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing
Thoroughly updated with cutting-edge technologies, this detailed resource offers proven methods for effectively evaluating, selecting, and implementing sensors and controls to ensure error-free manufacturing environments. Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing, Second Edition offers step-by-step guidance on applying sensors to measure product parameters, control manufacturing, develop precision manufacturing systems, and generate and control motion. Real-world examples are included throughout to demonstrate successful industrial applications.
Coverage includes: The latest sensor technologies, such as MEMS, photo-, bio-, nano-, and LED sensors Sensor classification and types, including photoelectric, inductive and capacitive proximity, confocal microscropy, and laser sensors Fiber optics in sensors and control systems Networking of sensors and control systems in manufacturing Sensors and control technology in computer-integrated manufacturing Advanced sensor technology in precision manufacturing applications Industrial sensors and control Sensors in flexible manufacturing systems Communications--indexing, transmission, and signal processing SpectRx(tm) sensing technology Manufacturing operation and control through financial planning