For courses in Introduction to Vacuum Technology. With an innovative organization designed for teaching, this text approaches the study of vacuum systems from a pressure regime viewpoint. With an emphasis on the fundamental science behind vacuum systems, it explores the foundations of vacuum system implementation, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. It is designed to make a seamless transition from lecture to lab and is filled with learning activities that reinforce both basic concepts and accepted practice. Developed to address the need for a technician-level text, it includes the fundamentals of rough-and high-vacuum systems, leak detection, residual gas analysis, and pressure control.