Sensor Systems: Fundamentals and Applications

Clarence W. de Silva

November 22, 2016 by CRC Press
Textbook - 720 Pages - 305 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498716246 - CAT# K25390

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  • Presents physical principles and analytical methods for sensors using simple mathematics
  • Contains material that is appropriate for mechanical, aerospace, and electrical engineering courses
  • Covers wireless sensor networks, MEMS sensors, and multi-sensor data fusion
  • Gives practical procedures for the design, selection, and integration of sensors
  • Includes complete solutions manual, tutorials, and PowerPoint slides with text


This book covers sensors and multiple sensor systems, including sensor networks and multi-sensor data fusion. It presents the physics and principles of operation and discusses sensor selection, ratings and performance specifications, necessary hardware and software for integration into an engineering system and signal processing and data analysis. Additionally, it discusses parameter estimation, decision making and practical applications. Even though the book has all the features of a course textbook, it also contains a wealth of practical information on the subject.