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Overview

A practical guide to cutting-edge techniques for flow measurement and control

Unlike any other book on the subject, this volume employs practical applications to illustrate flow measurement techniques in industrial processes. Drawing on their work at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, five leading researchers present applications that test the limits of commercial flow instrumentation-in harsh environments, wide rangeability, and a host of challenging situations encountered in research and industry. This approach gives the reader highly effective tools for use in tackling a broad range of difficult flow measurement problems. It offers tremendous insight into what flow measurement is all about, from the underlying principles of the methodologies to state-of-the-art instrumentation-including such innovations as "smart" flow sensors. Introducing terminology, properties, units, and flow meters classification, the book:
* Details signal conditioning and analysis techniques that will produce meaningful results
* Offers tips on selecting the appropriate method for a given application
* Shows how modeling can improve mass flow metering accuracy
* Covers flow calibration and standards, as well as issues related to cost, maintenance, and ease-of-use of instruments
* Addresses the effect of measurement uncertainty on calibration and field measurements.

Clear, concise, and generously illustrated, Flow Measurement Methods and Applications is an invaluable resource for researchers and graduate students in physics, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, and instrument engineering. It is a must-have reference for anyone wishing to assess flow processes accurately and reliably in the real world.

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The book first introduces traditional flow terminology and properties, and discusses the most popular commercial flowmeters. It then describes some challenging applications, the flow measurement problem, the solution, and the physics behind the methodology and the flowmeter. The associated signal conditioning and the analysis techniques used to produce a useful and meaningful measurement are also discussed. A few cases are described where the solution involved modeling and the combination of several measurements to achieve the desired flow measurement. The final section addresses flow calibration and standards. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471245094
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.55 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

J. E. HARDY has been a research staff member at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, for over twenty years, concentrating in instrumentation and controls with an emphasis on the measurement of flow in harsh environments.

J. O. HYLTON is a researcher at the Instrumentation and Controls Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He has worked extensively in the area of thermal and fluid mechanics, including the development of flow measurement instrumentation.

T. E. McKNIGHT has worked for ten years at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, predominantly in the measurement and calibration of fluid flow and other physical processes.

C. J. REMENYIK is Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee, Engineering Science, and Adjunct Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He has also worked for the aerospace industry.

F. R. RUPPEL is a senior instrumentation and controls engineer at Thermatrix Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee. He has held engineering positions at Union Carbide in South Charleston, West Virginia, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and SEMATECH, the semiconductor consortium in Austin, Texas.

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Table of Contents

General Concepts of Flow and Flow Instrumentation.

Inferential Flow Measurement.

Two-Phase Flow Applications.

Flow Measurements in Harsh Environments.

Using Modeling to Improve Mass Flowmetering Accuracy.

Flowmeter Calibration Methods.

A New Gravimetric Flow Calibrator.

Index.

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