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Process Analysis

Course Syllabus

  • Process Sampling Systems
    • Typical Sampling System.
    • Sampling Requirements for Liquids and Representative Samples.
    • Typical Sample Probes.
    • Flue Gas Sample Probes.
    • Sample Transport System.
    • Sample Conditioning.
    • Location of Analysers.
    • Sample Disposal.
    • Multistream Sampling.
  • Measurement of Density
    • Definition of Absolute and Relative Density.
    • Buoyancy Type Methods of Measurement.
    • Measurement by Differential Pressure.
    • Measurement by Weighing Methods.
    • Measurement by Boiling Point Cell.
  • Measurement of Viscosity
    • Definition of Viscosity and Basic Units.
    • Classification of Fluids (Newtonion and Non Newtonion).
    • Temperature Effects.
    • Viscosity Measurement in Industry.
    • Falling Sphere Viscometer.
    • Capillary Viscometer.
    • Redwood Viscometer.
    • Rotating Disc Viscometer.
  • Measurement of Humidity
    • Definition of Humidity, Relative Humidity and Dew Point.
    • Wet and Dry Bulb Hygrometers (Psychrometers).
    • Hair Hygrometers.
    • Cellulose Hygrometers
    • Solution Resistance Elements.
    • Polystyrene Surface Resistivity Hygrometers.
    • Thin Film Capacitance Elements.
    • Solution Conductivity Dew Point Hygrometers.
    • Condensation on Chilled Surface (Surface Conductivity and Chilled Mirror) Dew Point Hygrometers.
  • Measurement of Electrical Conductivity
    • Definition of Conduction and Electrolysis.
    • Units for Conductivity Measurement.
    • Conductivity Cells and Cell Constant.
    • Range of Measurement.
    • Installation and Applications for Conductivity Analysers.
  • Measurement of Ph
    • Definitions of Ph and the Ph Scale.
    • Ph Papers and Liquid Indicators.
    • Glass Measuring Electrodes.
    • Reference Electrodes.
    • Temperature Compensation.
    • Installation and Calibration Techniques.

Dates available on request.

Course Content

Aim:
To provide the skills and knowledge of the operation, calibration and industrial application of Analytical Instrumentation used for measurement and control of the chemical composition of liquids and gases.

Pre-Requisites:
Ideally suited to those personnel who are or will be involved in maintaining process analysis equipment as part of their job.

Duration:
The course is of five days in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of 6 delegates per course.

Training Aids:
OHP, information handouts and practical exercises.

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