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Flow Measurement Handbook. Industrial Designs, Operating Principles, Performance, and Applications. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 3339973
  • Book
  • 790 Pages
  • Cambridge University Press
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Flow Measurement Handbook is a reference for engineers on flow measurement techniques and instruments. It strikes a balance between laboratory ideas and the realities of field experience and provides practical advice on design, operation and performance of flowmeters. It begins with a review of essentials: accuracy, flow, selection and calibration methods. Each chapter is then devoted to a flowmeter class and includes information on design, application installation, calibration and operation. Among the flowmeters discussed are differential pressure devices such as orifice and Venturi, volumetric flowmeters such as positive displacement, turbine, vortex, electromagnetic, magnetic resonance, ultrasonic, acoustic, multiphase flowmeters and mass meters, such as thermal and Coriolis. There are also chapters on probes, verification and remote data access.
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1. Introduction;
2. Fluid mechanics essentials;
3. Specification, selection and audit;
4. Calibration;
5. Orifice plate meters;
6. Venturi meter and standard nozzles;
7. Critical flow venturi nozzle;
8. Other momentum-sensing meters;
9. Positive displacement flowmeters;
10. Turbine and related flowmeters;
11. Vortex shedding, swirl and fluidic flowmeters;
12. Electromagnetic flowmeters;
13. Magnetic resonance flowmeters;
14. Ultrasonic flowmeters;
15. Acoustic and sonar flowmethods;
16. Mass flow measurement using multiple sensors for single-phase flows 501;
17. Multiphase flowmeters;
18. Thermal flowmeters;
19. Angular momentum devices;
20. Coriolis flowmeters;
21. Probes for local velocity measurement in liquids and gases;
22. Verification in situ methods for checking calibration;
23. Remote data access systems;
24. Final considerations.
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Roger C. Baker
Roger Baker has worked for many years in industrial flow measurement. He studied at the University of Cambridge and at Harvard University, Massachusetts, and has held posts at the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London and Cranfield University, where he set up the Department of Fluid Engineering and Instrumentation. He has held visiting professorships at Cranfield University and the University of Warwick.
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