Difference of Instrumentation, equipment and instrument?


Senior Member
Instrumentation, equipment and instrument
Could those words above in bold be interchaged? such as when I mention a big size equipment in the plant, I also can use instrumentation. thanks for your time.
  • George French

    Senior Member
    English - UK
    Equipment does not mean instrumention.
    Equipment may include instrumentation so that you can measure and see what is happening.
    In your house you possibly have:-
    • An electricity meter, this is an instrument.
    • The master on/off switch is equipment.
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