Scientific and technical instruments have been defined as devices used in observing, measuring, controlling, computing or communicating. Additionally the same source* states that: ‘Instruments and instrument systems refine, extend or supplement human facilities and abilities to sense, perceive, communicate, remember, calculate or reason’.


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  • B. A. Gregory
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringBrighton PolytechnicUK

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