calibration instrument Books

  • Calibration in Air Monitoring

    The Symposium on Calibration in Air Monitoring was presented at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colo., 5-7 Aug., 1975. The symposium was sponsored by The American Society for Testing and Materials through its Committee D-22 on Methods of Sampling and Analysis of Atmospheres. R. L. Chapman, Beckman Instruments, Inc., presided as symposium ...

  • Instrumentation in Earthquake Seismology

    This work offers a unique coverage of modern seismic instrumentation. It provides not only detailed information on the basic understanding of seismic instruments but it also includes an overview of current equipment on the market.Furthermore, the following topics are included: - installing seismic stations, networks, and arrays - working with ...

  • Sampling and Calibration for Atmospheric Measurements

    Papers explain how to design and carry out atmospheric sampling, how to reliably calibrate instruments, and thus how to obtain more reliable measurements in relation to understanding and controlling air pollution, work place atmospheres, and indoor air ...

  • Water Security for Better Lives

    This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs between water and other (sectoral and environmental) policies.   The report sets out a three-step ...

  • New Directions in Molecular Luminescence

    STP 822 covers the state of the art in molecular fluorescence and luminescence spectroscopy with respect to instrumentation, analytical methodology, and applications. Related techniques such as photoacoustic and photoionization detection are also included. This volume covers trace organic analysis, fluorescence lifetime measurement and ...

  • Residual Chlorine Analyzers for Water and Wastewater Treatment Applications Performance Evaluation Report

    This test reports presents both bench and field-test results of 11 instruments from six manufacturers of online chlorine residual analyzer systems utilizing amperometric, colorimetric and polarographic technologies.  Both free and total chlorine analyzers for water and wastewater treatment applications were field-tested at a calibration range ...

  • Guidelines for acoustic surveys in the northwest African region - Directives pour les campagnes acoustiques dans la région de l'Afrique du Nord-Ouest

    This manual provides a guide to the survey routines that should be followed during hydro- acoustic fish abundance surveys in the northwest African region for a harmonized coverage. The guidelines could, however, also be useful for other regions with similar environmental characteristics and marine resources. The manual covers topics such as survey ...

  • Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Online Chlorination and Dechlorination Analyzers Performance Evaluation Report

    This test reports presents results of three online total chlorine residual analyzers and two online dechlorination analyzers field-tested in a wastewater treatment plant environment over a period of three months utilizing amperometric and gas detection technologies supplied by three different manufacturers.  The Sacramento Regional County ...

  • Precipitation: Advances in Measurement, Estimation and Prediction

    The book is based on selected contributions presented at the (General) Session on the 'Observation, Prediction and Verification of Precipitation' of the 2006 EGU General Assembly held in Vienna, Austria. It focuses on current advances in the field of precipitation measurement (i.e. instrumentation), estimation (i.e. remote sensing) and prediction ...

  • Monitoring of Soil-Structure Interaction

    Gregory Tsinker brings his extensive knowledge of structural engineering and geotechnical design to his translation of George E. Lazebnik's work on soil-structure interaction. Monitoring of Soil-Structure Interaction is aimed at professional geotechnical and foundation engineers who deal with soil-foundation interaction, soil pressure ...

  • Techniques in Thermal Analysis: Hyphenated Techniques, Thermal Analysis of the Surface, and Fast Rate Analysis

    Nine peer-reviewed papers reflect the latest research in thermal analysis, including fast scan calorimetry in both instrument development and techniques. Sections cover: Hyphenated Techniques—seven papers cover the use of thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) with another technique. Topics deal with temperature-modulated differential scanning ...

  • Bringing the Sun Down to Earth

    Bringing the Sun Down to Earth is intended for teachers, students, and anyone who wants to understand their environment. It provides a unique perspective to monitoring the role of the sun and Earth’s atmosphere in maintaining our planet as a place hospitable to advanced life as we understand it. The book first presents some science background ...

  • Principles of Geospatial Surveying

    Although sophisticated turnkey systems have virtually replaced hands-on work in the field, geospatial surveyors still have to plan and organize the work as well as remain responsible to clients and defend the work if necessary. Therefore, basic geometric principles, proper instrumental calibration, the analysis of data, and the presentation of ...

  • Understanding Liquid Particle Counters

    Written to answer your questions, this book provides detailed information on subjects such as:* How does a liquid particle counter work?* What is the difference between a non-volumetric monitor and a volumetric particle counter?* What does particle sizing resolution mean and what is counting efficiency?* What is the difference between size and ...

  • The Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE)

    The Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) is a small, free-flying satellite carrying four scientific instruments to measure the solar radiation incident at the top of the Earth’s atmosphere. SORCE was successfully launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on 25 January 2003. As one element of NASA’s Earth Science Enterprise, the SORCE ...

  • UV Radiation in Global Climate Change

    Numerous studies report that ultraviolet (UV) radiation is harmful to living organisms and detrimental to human health. Growing concerns regarding the increased levels of UV-B radiation that reach the earth's surface have led to the development of ground- and space-based measurement programs. Further study is needed on the measurement, modeling, ...

  • Reactor Dosimetry: Radiation Metrology and Assessment

    One hundred papers provide an extensive overview of latest advances in reactor dosimetry. An additional nine summaries provide the status of technical workshops held at the Tenth International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry and three keynote papers address: why we need dosimetry; the role of ASTM Committee E10 on Nuclear Technology, and reactor ...

  • ASTM International Standards on COLOR and APPEARANCE MEASUREMENT, Seventh Edition (CD-ROM)

    THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY COLORCD08. ASTM International Standards on COLOR and APPEARANCE MEASUREMENT, Seventh EditionTable of ContentsD 156-02 Test Method for Saybolt Color of Petroleum Products (Saybolt Chromometer Method)D 332-87 (1997)e1 Test Method for Relative Tinting Strength of White Pigments by Visual ObservationD 344-97 Test ...

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