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Industrial Process Measurement

Course Syllabus 

  • Pressure Measurement
    • Pressure Measurement Principles, Units and Types.
    • Liquid Head Devices (Manometers).
    • Elastic Deformation Elements (Diaphragms, Capsules, Bellows).
    • Pressure Switches.
    • Bourdon Tube Gauges ("C" type, Spiral, Helical, Compound and Duplex).
    • Installation of Bourdon Tube Gauges.
    • Pressure Transducers (Piezoresistive Crystals and Capacitance Cell).
    • Pressure Calibration Standards (DWT, Venier Manometer and Standard Gauge).
    • Calibration Procedures, Errors and Correction.
  • Pneumatic Transmission Systems
    • Pneumatic Transmitter (Force Balance).
    • Flapper and Nozzle Mechanism.
    • Feedback Bellows and Pneumatic Relay Amplifier.
    • Pneumatic Transmitter (Motion Balance).
    • Set Point Transmitter.
  • Electronic Transmission Systems
    • Electronic Transmitter (Force Balance).
    • Detector Armature (LVDT).
    • SMART and Intelligent Transmitters.
    • Transmission Signal Converters (I to P and P to I).
    • Electronic Display Devices.
  • Level Measurement
    • Dipsticks and Dip Tapes.
    • Sight Glass.
    • Hydrostatic Methods (Wet Leg and Dry Leg).
    • Purged Dip Pipe Level Measurement Principle.
    • Buoyancy Methods (Floats and Displacer).
    • Capacitor Methods.
    • Ultrasonic Methods.
    • Nucleonic Methods.
    • Radar Methods.
    • Load Cell Methods.
    • Other Methods.
  • Flow Measurement
    • Rate and Quantity of Flow.
    • Laminar, Transient and Turbulent Flow.
    • Reynolds Number, Velocity Profile and Critical Flow.
    • Quality Displacement Meters.
    • Bernoulli's Theorem and Basic Flow Law.
    • Constant Area, Variable Pressure Devices.
    • Constant Head, Variable Area Devices.
    • Square root Extraction.
    • Flow Integrators.
    • Inferential (Velocity) Flowmeters.
    • Mass Flowmeters.
    • Installation Practices.
  • Temperature Measurement
    • Temperature Units and Scales.
    • Liquid-in-glass Thermometers.
    • Liquid, Gas and Vapour Filled Systems.
    • Bimetal Thermometers.
  • Electrical Methods of Temperature Measurement
    • Resistance Thermometers.
    • The Wheatstone Bridge.
    • 2, 3 and 4 Wire Systems.
    • Thermistors.
    • Thermocouples.
    • Deflection Type Temperature Indicator.
    • Reference Junction Compensation.
    • Compensating and Extension Cable.
    • The Potentiometric Measuring Circuit.
    • Radiation Pyrometers.

Dates available on request.

Course Content

Aim:
To provide candidates with the underpinning knowledge and understanding of measurement systems and calibration techniques through workshop practicals, which accumulate up to 65% of the course duration.

Pre-Requisites:
Suited to those who may require training towards multi-discipline engineering and who are required to perform an instrumentation role on return to their workplace.

Duration:
The course is of five days in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of six delegates per course.

Training Aids:
OHP, information handouts.

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