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Now available in a new improved format, this second edition iscompletely revised and updated. An Introductory Guide to FlowMeasurement is an indispensable guide for the busy practisingengineer. It provides a ready source of information on flowmeters,their operation, installation, and relative advantages anddisadvantages in different applications. 

This revised edition retains the succinct style of the original,with plenty of clear line diagrams and shading to highlight keypoints, it is comprehensive and easy-to-use. The material isbased on the author’s own lectures at Cranfield Institute ofTechnology, UK, but incorporates lessons learned through using thefirst edition as a teaching tool during the 13 years since itsfirst publication. It aims to transmit as much information aspossible, as efficiently as possible, in as short a time aspossible.

Essential reading for any engineer faced with a flow measurementproblem – this book will enable the reader to assess advicereceived from manufacturers and contribute to discussions withexperts. Existing and new readers alike will welcome this updatedversion of the well established and highly regarded IntroductoryGuide to Flow Measurement. Key areas considered include,

  • Accuracy; flow behavior, and fluid parameters
  • Calibration techniques
  • Selection
  • Momentum flowmeters
  • Volumetric flowmeters
  • Mass flowmeters
  • Probes and tracers
  • Recent developments and future trends
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Written for the practicing engineer, this brief guide discusses existing flowmeters, their operation, installation, and relative advantages and disadvantage in different applications. Chapters cover calibration, selection, momentum flowmeters, volumetric flowmeters, mass flowmeters, probes and tracers, and recent developments and future prospects. Diagrams illustrate the text. Baker teaches at Cranfield University and Cambridge University. Distributed by ASME. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860583483
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Series: Introductory Guide Series (REP) Series , #2
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 154
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 0.63 (d)

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