Calibration Principles

Download and read Chapter 1 of Calibration: A Technician’s Guide by Mike Cable at

The following topics are covered in Chapter 1:

Chapter 1 Calibration Principles

1.1 What Is Calibration?

1.2 What Are the Characteristics of a Calibration?

1.3 Why Is Calibration Required?

1.4 Who Performs Calibrations? – The Control System Technician

1.5 Characteristics of a Control System Technician

1.6 Loop Calibration vs. Individual Instrument Calibration

1.7 Bench Calibration vs. Field Calibration

1.8 Classification of Instruments

Chapter Summary

Review Questions

 Calibration: A Technician’s Guide is available from Amazon.

See other Guides in the ISA Technicain Guides Series.

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