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September 2014

Why Measuring Flow is a Difficult Task: Flowmeter technologies

There are over 10 broad flowmeter technologies from which to select a flowmeter for a given application. Within each broad technology are a number of related technologies, each of which are manufactured by a number of companies. If one assumes that each of 10 broad technologies contains five related technologies, each of which has five suppliers, there are approximately 250 possible flowmeters from which to select. click for more...

Strike 1! Specifying a Coriolis flowmeter for gas service

Last month I described the decision process used to apply a Coriolis flowmeter application in gaseous ammonia service operating at a relatively low density. I had some apprehensions about using a Coriolis flowmeter in this application. click for more...

QUIZ CORNER: Flowmeter Specsmanship

Without ceremony or introduction, students in my Industrial Flow Measurement seminars are instructed to complete a pre-instructional survey. Walking around the room surveying students' answers is relatively difficult for me because I feel that I am not teaching anything. Further, I am often surprised by the students' knowledge of flow measurement (or lack thereof). While there are a number of questions in the pre-instructional survey, I often focus on this question because the students' answers provide me with an almost immediate insight into their knowledge. click for more...



In addition to over 35 years of experience as an instrument user, consultant, and expert witness, David W Spitzer has written over 10 books and 250 articles about flow measurement, level measurement, instrumentation, and process control. David (with Walt Boyes) is the author of seven Consumer Guides to various industrial flow and level technologies. David teaches his flow measurement seminars in both English and Portuguese.

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