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Electronic instrument design : architecting for the life cycle

Author: Kim R Fowler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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Integrates engineering principles with applications from a systems perspective, providing a framework for developing electronic instrumentation. This book offers practical design solutions, describes  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim R Fowler
ISBN: 0195083717 9780195083712
OCLC Number: 33443449
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Contents: PREFACE ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; ABBREVIATIONS ; 1. Systems Engineering ; 1.1 Introduction ; 1.2 Overview of Systems Engineering ; 1.3 The Systems Perspective ; 1.4 Documentation ; 1.5 Concept Development ; 1.6 Requirements ; 1.7 Design Development ; 1.8 Rapid Prototyping and Field Testing ; 1.9 Validation, Verification, and Integration ; 1.10 Maintenance and Life-Cycle Costs ; 1.11 Failure, Iteration, and Judgment ; 1.12 Summary ; 1.13 Recommended Reading ; 1.14 References ; 2. Architecting and Engineering Judgment ; 2.1 Good Engineering ; 2.2 Questions to Ask ; 2.3 Architecting ; 2.4 Design Concerns and Heuristics ; 2.5 Teamwork and Trust ; 2.6 A Common Problem: Real-Time Control ; 2.7 Case Studies ; 2.8 Summary ; 2.9 Recommended Reading ; 2.10 References ; 3. Documentation ; 3.1 Don't Skip This Chapter ; 3.2 Types of Documentation ; 3.3 Records, Accountability, and Liability ; 3.4 Audience ; 3.5 Preparation, Presentation, and Preservation ; 3.6 Methods ; 3.7 Visual Techniques ; 3.8 Layout ; 3.9 Writing Well ; 3.10 Summary ; 3.11 Recommended Reading ; 3.12 References ; 4. The Human Interface ; 4.1 Man-Machine Dialgoue and Industrial Design ; 4.2 User-Centered Design ; 4.3 Five Elements of Successful Design ; 4.4 Cognition ; 4.5 Ergonomics ; 4.6 Utility ; 4.7 Principles for Appropriate Operation ; 4.8 Image ; 4.9 Ownership ; 4.10 Practical Applications and System Implications ; 4.11 Some Sources of Errors ; 4.12 Interface Design Specifications ; 4.13 Case Studies ; 4.14 Summary ; 4.15 Recommended Reading ; 4.16 References ; 5. Packaging and Enclosures ; 5.1 Packaging's Influence and Its Factors ; 5.2 Design for Manufacture, Assembly and Disassembly ; 5.3 Wiring ; 5.4 Temperature ; 5.5 Vibration and Shock ; 5.6 Rugged Systems ; 5.7 Component Packaging ; 5.8 Other Mechanical Issues ; 5.9 Case Studies ; 5.10 Summary ; 5.11 Recommended Reading ; 5.12 References ; 6. Grounding and Shielding ; 6.1 Foundations of Circuit Operation ; 6.2 Outline for Grounding and Shielding Design ; 6.3 Safety ; 6.4 Noise ; 6.5 Priniples of Energy Coupling ; 6.6 Grounding ; 6.7 Filtering ; 6.8 Shielding ; 6.9 Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge ; 6.10 General Rules for Design ; 6.11 Case Study ; 6.12 Summary ; 6.13 Recommended Reading ; 6.14 References ; 7. Circuit Design ; 7.1 From Symbols to Substance ; 7.2 Convert Requirements into Design ; 7.3 Reliability ; 7.4 Fault Tolerance ; 7.5 High-Speed Design ; 7.6 Low-Power Design ; 7.7 Noise and Error Budgets ; 7.8 Standard Data Buses and Networks ; 7.9 Reset and Power Failure Detection ; 7.10 Interface: Input ; 7.11 Interface: Output ; 7.12 Breadboards, Evaluation Boards, and Prototypes ; 7.13 Summary ; 7.14 Recommended Reading ; 7.15 References ; 8. Circuit Layout ; 8.1 Mundane but Necessary Circuit Boards ; 8.2 Circuit Boards ; 8.3 Component Placement ; 8.4 Routing Signal Traces ; 8.5 Ground, Returns, and Shields ; 8.6 Connectors and Cables ; 8.7 Design for Manufacture ; 8.8 Testing and Maintenance ; 8.9 Summary ; 8.10 Recommended Reading ; 8.11 References ; 9. Power ; 9.1 Sources and Requirements ; 9.2 Outline for Power Design ; 9.3 Buy versus Build ; 9.4 Power Conversion Choices ; 9.5 Definitions and Specifications ; 9.6 Power Distribution ; 9.7 Line Conditioning ; 9.8 Electromagnetic Distribution ; 9.9 Reliability ; 9.10 Batteries ; 9.11 Other Power Sources ; 9.12 Case Studies ; 9.13 Summary ; 9.14 Recommended Reading ; 9.15 References ; 10. Cooling ; 10.1 Heat Transfer ; 10.2 Approach to Thermal Management ; 10.3 Mechanisms for Cooling ; 10.4 Operating Range ; 10.5 Basic Thermal Calculations ; 10.6 Cooling Choices ; 10.7 Heat Sink Selection ; 10.8 Heat Pipes and Thermal Pillows ; 10.9 Fans and Forced Air Cooling ; 10.10 Liquid Cooling ; 10.11 Evaporation and Refrigeration ; 10.12 Trade-offs in Design ; 10.13 Analysis and Experimentation ; 10.14 Case Studies ; 10.15 Summary ; 10.16 Recommended Reading ; 10.17 References ; 11. Software ; 11.1 Why Software in a Book about Exercises? ; 11.2 Types of Software ; 11.3 Traditional Software Life Cycle ; 11.4 Models, Metrics, and Software Limitations ; 11.5 Risk Abatement and Failure Prevention ; 11.6 Software Bugs and Testing ; 11.7 Good Programming Practice ; 11.8 User Interface ; 11.9 Embedded, Real-Time Software ; 11.10 Case-Studies and Design Examples ; 11.11 Summary ; 11.12 Recommended Reading ; 11.13 References ; 12. Debugging and Testing ; 12.1 Understand Your Components and Circuits ; 12.2 Steps to Debugging ; 12.3 Techniques for Troubleshooting ; 12.4 Characterization ; 12.5 Electromechanical Components ; 12.6 Passive Components ; 12.7 Active Devices ; 12.8 Operational Amplifiers ; 12.9 Analog-Digital Conversion ; 12.10 Digital Components ; 12.11 Case Study: Sensor Calibration ; 12.12 Summary ; 12.13 Recommended Reading ; 12.14 References ; 13. Integration, Production, and Logistics ; 13.1 Putting It All Together ; 13.2 Inspection and Tests of Components ; 13.3 Simulation, Protyping, and Testing ; 13.4 Integration ; 13.5 Validation and Verification ; 13.6 Procurement ; 13.7 Manufacturing ; 13.8 Maintenance and Repair ; 13.9 Training ; 13.10 Disposal and Environmental Concerns ; 13.11 Case Study: Test System for Avionics ; 13.12 Summary ; 13.13 References ; Appendix A Outline of Milestones and Documents for Developing Electronic Instruments ; Appendix B Design Review Checklists ; Appendic C Software Design Tools ; INDEX
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