Practical Industrial Flow Measurement for Engineers and Technicians

THE WORKSHOP

Practical industrial flow measurement is suitable for the engineer, electrician, technician, craftsperson, operator and others who require practical, specialist knowledge for selecting and implementing flow measurement systems. This workshop is ideal for cross-skill training.

The workshop focuses on typical real-world applications. Close attention is given to special installation considerations and application limitations when selecting and installing different flow instruments.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshophandouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusivedeals and technical content every month

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Those in the design, implementation and upgrading of industrial control systems and:

  • Automation engineers
  • Building service designers
  • Control technicians
  • Data systems planners and managers
  • Electrical and instrumentation technicians
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electricians
  • Energy management consultants
  • Instrumentation and control engineers
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Power system protection and control engineers
  • Process engineers

CONTENT SUMMARY

BASIC PROPERTIES OF FLUIDS

  • Basic fluid properties
  • Non-Newtonian fluids
  • Velocity profiles
  • Reynolds number
  • Flow measurement
  • Mass flow rate
  • Multi-phase flows

POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT METERS

  • Introduction
  • Sliding vane
  • Oval gear meters
  • Lobed impeller
  • Oscillating piston
  • Nutating disc

INFERENTIAL METERS

  • Turbine meter
  • Woltman meter
  • Propeller type
  • Impeller meters
  • Installation recommendations

OSCILLATORY FLOW METERS

  • Primary devices
  • Sensors
  • Application guidelines for vortex flow metering
  • Avoiding problems

DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE METERS

  • Basic theory
  • Orifice plate
  • Tapping points
  • Venturi tube meter
  • Venturi and flow nozzles
  • The Dall tube
  • Target meter
  • Pitot tube
  • Point averaging
  • Elbow
  • Troubleshooting

VARIABLE AREA METERS

  • Operating principle
  • Floats
  • Metering tube

ELECTROMAGNETIC FLOWMETERS

  • Measuring principle
  • Construction
  • Conductivity
  • Field characterisation
  • Measurement in partially filled pipes
  • Empty pipe detection
  • Field excitation
  • The pulsed DC field
  • Bipolar pulse operation
  • Meter sizing

ULTRASONIC FLOWMETERS

  • Doppler method
  • Transit time meter
  • Flow profile
  • Frequency difference
  • Clamp on instruments
  • Velocity of sound measurement
  • Factors influencing the velocity of sound
  • Beam scattering
  • Summary
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Application limitations

MASS FLOW MEASUREMENT

  • The Coriolis force
  • A practical system
  • Multiple phase flow
  • Density measurement
  • Loop arrangements
  • Straight through tube
  • Application in the food industry
  • Applications in the chemical industry
  • Summary of Coriolis mass measurement
  • Thermal mass meters

OPEN CHANNEL FLOW MEASUREMENT

  • The weir
  • The flume
  • Level measurement
  • Linearisation

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