Best Reference Books – Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning along with reviews.

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1. “Signal Conditioning and Pc-Based Data Acquisition Handbook: A Reference on Analog and Digital Signal Conditioning for Pc-Based Data Acquisition” by Steve Lekas

“Signal Conditioning and Pc-Based Data Acquisition Handbook: A Reference on Analog and Digital Signal Conditioning for Pc-Based Data Acquisition” Book Review: This book emphasizes on general discussions of ADC measurement and the signal conditioning requirements of selected transducer types. It covers the latest developments including the new sensor types. There is an expanded coverage of various topics such as Analog to Digital Conversion, Multiplexing, Electrical Measurements, Fundamental Signal Conditioning, Temperature Measurement, Strain Measurements etc. All chapters address more practical applications than theoretical measurement issues. The book is useful for software engineering students, developers, practising engineers and researchers.

2. “Practical Data Acquisition for Instrumentation and Control Systems” by John Park and Steve Mackay

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“Practical Data Acquisition for Instrumentation and Control Systems” Book Review: This book focuses on data acquisition and control using the PC and standalone instruments. It covers all aspects of the data acquisition system from design and specification to programming, installation and configuration. It provides a thorough understanding of PC data acquisition systems and the ability to design, specify, install and configure data acquisition systems quickly. It provides an understanding of the principles and practical implementation of interfacing the PC to real-world signals from the laboratory to the industrial plant. The book is useful for software engineers, researchers, developers and practising engineers.

3. “Resistive, Capacitive, Inductive, and Magnetic Sensor Technologies” by Winncy Y Du

“Resistive, Capacitive, Inductive, and Magnetic Sensor Technologies” Book Review: This book is a complete and comprehensive overview of RCIM sensing technologies. It begins with describing a broad range of sensing technologies and their applications by taking into account the physics and explaining the sensors’ intrinsic mechanisms. The book covers the type of sensors ranging from silicon and metallic sensors to those made of modern and specialized materials such as ceramics, polymers and organic substances. It illustrates the application of science and engineering principles through real-world examples, sample problems and practical exercises. The book is useful for students, scientists, researchers and practitioners involved in the design and application of sensor-based products.

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4. “Electrical Measurement and Control (WBSCTE)” by S K Bhattacharya and S Bhattacharya

“Electrical Measurement and Control (WBSCTE)” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide to electric measurement and control. It explains the basic signal conditioning processes, data transmission techniques, data storage and display devices. The readers will understand the working of control devices used in motor controls and process controls. They will know how to represent a control system in a simplified block diagram form using transfer function. The readers will also learn how to determine the stability conditions of a system using stability study criteria and explain the use of different types of controllers. The book is useful for electrical engineering students, practitioners, developers, scientists and researchers.

5. “Signal Conditioning Handbook” by IOtech Inc

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“Signal Conditioning Handbook” Book Review: This book focuses on general discussions of ADC measurement and the signal conditioning requirements of selected transducer types. It covers the latest developments including the new sensor types. There is an expanded coverage of various topics such as Analog to Digital Conversion, Multiplexing, Electrical Measurements, Fundamental Signal Conditioning, Temperature Measurement, Strain Measurements etc. All chapters address more practical applications than theoretical measurement issues. The book is useful for software engineering students, developers, practising engineers and researchers.

6. “Transducer Interfacing: Signal Conditioning for Process Control” by Robert G Seippel

“Transducer Interfacing: Signal Conditioning for Process Control” Book Review: This book is a complete guide to transducer interfacing in signal conditioning for process control. It starts with describing a transducer as a circuit element. There are separate chapters on Interfacing considerations – bridges and Interfacing considerations – interference. The book then goes on to include other important topics such as amplifiers and signal translation, Offsetting and linearizing. The examples of interface designs are also included in the book that provide the readers with an application oriented understanding of the subject matter. The separate chapters on thermoswitches and thermocouples, resistance temperature detectors (RTDs), thermistor interfacing and semiconductor temperature transducers provide a thorough understanding of these topics. The book is useful for students, researchers and practising engineers.

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7. “Signal Conditioning in Raman Spectroscopy Signals” by Peter Knief

“Signal Conditioning in Raman Spectroscopy Signals” Book Review: This book explores the use of MatLab as a means to analyze Raman spectroscopy data. It uses Raman measurements of various biological building blocks, with an increasing degree of complexity and analyzes the whole cells. It discusses the associated peaks, possible noise sources and sources of baseline and analyzes the generated signals by differentiation and filtering. The book includes a fully automated baseline subtraction regime by applying the procedure to artificial signals as well as to the real-world spectra. The book is useful for scientists working in the field of signal conditioning, practising engineers and researchers. It will also benefit graduate and undergraduate students in understanding the Raman Spectroscopy Signals.

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