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Measuring Flow on Fluid Streams

Posted in Flow on Thursday, April 17th, 2014. One comment so far
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According to an ISA presentation given by Process Automation Hall of Fame member, Greg McMillan, the most common measurement device is the differential pressure (DP) transmitter. It is most commonly used in level and flow measurement. Measuring the differential pressure across an orifice plate is the common way to measure flow. Wikipedia provides a quick […]

Wireless Multivariable Static and Differential Pressure Measurement

Posted in Pressure, Wireless on Monday, February 24th, 2014. One comment so far
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Adding static or differential pressure measurements to a process can be a difficult undertaking with pipe penetrations, instrumentation wiring, and coordination with ongoing operations. In this quick, 1:45 YouTube video, Emerson’s Brian Fretschel describes the Rosemount 3051SMV multivariable wireless transmitter that measures both static and differential pressure (DP). This device reduces installation time and complexity […]

MultiVariable Wireless Measurements

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Wireless on Thursday, September 26th, 2013. 3 comments so far
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There’ll be lots of news coming out next week at the Emerson Exchange Americas conference in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. I’ll have a “Live” page to announce on Monday where we’ll be gathering all the happenings to make it easier to follow the action, if you won’t be there with us in person. I heard from […]

Systematic Flowmeter Selection Process

Posted in Flow, Technologies on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013. No comments yet
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One of the challenges automation engineers face is in the selection of the best flow measurement technology for their application. Multitudes of technologies exist, each with their advantages and disadvantages. Emerson’s Brian Fretschel and Amy K. Johnson wrote an article for Plant Engineering magazine, Optimizing Flowmeter Selection, to help address these selection challenges. To improve […]