For engineers and scientists in industry, research and academia, the Sensor Technology Handbook is designed to help with sensor selection, specification and design for various applications. The 700-page resource, which consists of contributions from engineers and companies in the industry, provides information on manufacturers, design techniques, applicable standards, technology fundamentals, measurement and data acquisition, interfacing with hardware and software, and future developments and applications. Chemical, acceleration, shock, vibration, flow, level, force, load, weight, humidity, temperature, optical, radiation, pressure, position, motion and nanotechnology-enabled sensors are among the devices covered. Charts, diagrams, references, an index and a companion CD are provided. Jon S. Wilson, ed.; Elsevier, Newnes, Burlington, Mass., 2005; $99.95.