Fluid Flow Measurement: A Practical Guide To Accurate Flow Measurement

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byPaul J. Lanasa, E. Loy Upp

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There is a tendency to make flow measurement a highly theoretical and technical subject but what most influences quality measurement is the practical application of meters, metering principles, and metering equipment and the use of quality equipment that can continue to function through the years with proper maintenance have the most influence in obtaining quality measurement. This guide provides a review of basic laws and principles, an overview of physical characteristics and behavior of gases and liquids, and a look at the dynamics of flow. The authors examine applications of specific meters, readout and related devices, and proving systems. Practical guidelines for the meter in use, condition of the fluid, details of the entire metering system, installation and operation, and the timing and quality of maintenance are also included.This book is dedicated to condensing and sharing the authors' extensive experience in solving flow measurement problems with design engineers, operating personnel from top supervisors to the newest testers , academically-based engineers, engineers of the manufacturers of flow meter equipment, worldwide practitioners, theorists, and people just getting into the business. The authors' many years of experience are brought to bear in a thorough review of fluid flow measurement methods and applications Avoids theory and focuses on presentation of practical data for the novice and veteran engineer Useful for a wide range of engineers and technicians as well as students in a wide range of industries and applications

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There is a tendency to make flow measurement a highly theoretical and technical subject but what most influences quality measurement is the practical application of meters, metering principles, and metering equipment and the use of quality equipment that can continue to function through the years with proper maintenance have the most i...

Paul LaNasa currently functions as a Consultant serving industry and manufacturers in instrumentation and energy resource management. Prior to this he was President of CPL & Associates, Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing at Nutech Industries and served on the Board of Directors. He also worked for 14 years in the oil and gas ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128100877

ISBN - 13:9780128100875

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Table of Contents

Introduction Basic Flow Measurement Laws Types of Fluid Flow Measurement Basic Reference Standards From Theory to Practice Fluids Flow Maintenance Meter Equipment Measurement and Meters Differential (Head) Meters Intrusive Linear and Special Meters Readouts and Related Devices Proving Systems "Loss and Unaccounted for" Fluids Auditing