A wide-ranging collection of essays tracing the evolution of measurement instrumentation design and performance over the past fifty years. Written by one of the foremost authorities in optical devices, these papers stress the importance of mechanical detail in the development of devices capable of sensitive detection and precise measurement, including lasers and microcircuitry. Topics discussed include optical levers, elastic movements, microbarographs, capacitance micrometers, and radiation pressure and ``aether drag,'' all with introductory commentaries describing the author's approach to these problems. Also discussess the roles various instruments have played in the advancement of learning, the history and philosophy of instrument design, and current trends in the field.
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Description du livre Wiley. État : Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may have been removed. N° de réf. du libraire Z1-H-011-01016
Description du livre John Wiley & Sons, Chichester &c., 1988. Hardcover. État : Very good. 1st. Very good blue cloth hardcover, top corners lightly bumped, some creasing to the dj, 3" tear on the front of the dj repaired on the backside with clear tape. The text is clean and unmarked, the book is tight and square. Thank you!. N° de réf. du libraire 839