Preface


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Preface
PrefaceThis is a book about electronic instruments. In this new edition, we have included descriptions and discussions on how software, computers, and networks have come together, with the standard hardware to add new dimensions to the concept of electronic instruments. These include distributed measurement, software-defined instruments, and virtual instruments, in various forms. At the same time, these technologies have combined with the standard hardware to perform general-purpose as well as complex instrument functions. Naturally, this new material is in addition to the comprehensive information on the more traditional instruments, their building block elements, and how they can work together in systems. It provides a one-volume so…
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Clyde F.Coombs Jr.: Electronic Instrument Handbook, Third Edition. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000 1995 1972), AccessEngineering Export