Flowmeter Seminars

ONE-DAY SEMINARS TAUGHT BY DAVID W. SPITZER 

FLOW MEASUREMENT EXPERT & AUTHOR OF 
THE CONSUMER GUIDE TO…BOOKS ON FLOWMETERS

  • Differential Pressure Flow Transmitters
  • Magnetic Flowmeters
  • Ultrasonic Flowmeters
  • Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
  • Vortex Shedding and Fluidic Flowmeters

The Consumer Guide to… book used in each seminar is the first independent guide to the world’s flowmeters, ranked by performance, size and supplier. Each guide also contains information about evaluating and applying these flowmeters.

David W. Spitzer is a world-recognized expert on flow measurement and author of The Consumer Guide to… books, Industrial Flow Measurement, and a Contributing Editor of FLOW CONTROL magazine.

Course Outline

Introduction

8:30 – 9:00
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Fluid Flow Fundamentals 9:00-10:15
         Pressure
         Temperature
         Density (specific gravity)
         Fluid Expansion
         Types of flow
         Inside Pipe Diameter
         Viscosity
         Reynolds number and velocity profile
Chapter 2
         Hydraulic phenomena
         Energy considerations
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Flowmeter Technology 10:30-12:00
         Principle of operation Chapter 2
         Flowmeter design Chapter 3
         Transmitter design Chapter 4
         Installation Chapter 12
         Accessories Chapter 13
         Other flowmeter technologies
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Flowmeter Performance 1:00-2:15
         Performance statements Chapter 8
         Reference performance Chapter 9
         Actual performance Chapter 10
         Supplier claims Chapter 11
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Consumer Guide 2:30-4:00
         Supplier data and analysis Chapter 5 & 6
Attachments
         Categories Yellow section
         Availability of selected features Yellow section
         Models grouped by performance Gray section
         Models grouped by supplier Gray section

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