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Public domain books relating to Instrumentation

Instrumentation textbooks of antiquity (published prior to 1923)

Although these textbooks are quite old, and some of the techniques described therein obsolete, these texts hold much practical value to the modern technician and engineer of instrumentation. ``First Principles'' of physics are timeless, regardless of the technology applied to them. Not only will the modern reader find much practical knowledge within these pages undiminished by the passage of time, but also fascinating insights into the historical applications of measurement and control.

Many thanks go to Google for serving as a repository of antique technical books. I first obtained many of the ebooks hosted here from Google's site:

Modern books without copyright

United States government publications lack copyright protection, and therefore lie within the public domain.