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Flow, Level and Pressure Measurement in the Water Industry : Industrial Instrumentation - Graham Fowles

Flow, Level and Pressure Measurement in the Water Industry

Industrial Instrumentation

Hardcover Published: 24th January 1994
ISBN: 9780750610476
Number Of Pages: 254

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This is a definitive guide for engineers to the actual and developing practice in this important area, which is not only essential to those involved in water supply and sewage treatment but also important to those involved in any process industry where
fluid flow plays a part.

There are numerous benefits, including efficiency, cost saving and product quality, associated with the use of appropriate instrumentation in any industry. The advantages of effective measurement of flow, level and pressure in the water industry also include safety, hygiene and security of supply. Despite similarities with other process industries, the requirements of the water industry are unique in many ways. This book is the first to describe actual and developing practice in this exciting field for application of new instruments and techniques. Traditionally instrumentation used to measure water flows and levels was mechanical, but a new generation of electromechanical and electronic systems are now available. Much of the instrumentation described in this work is common to all process industries, though never before have operational and technical details used in the water industry have been described explicitly. Graham Fowles is Instrumentation, Control and Automation Controller at Severn Trent Water, UK. He has been an instrument engineer for 25 years, and has spent the last 20 years in the water industry. The measurement techniques and instruments he describes are applicable to all stages of the water cycle, including river monitoring, water supply, distribution and metering, and sewage treatment and disposal. The book is a definitive guide for water engineers which will also be of interest to any engineer concerned with fluid flow, such as in the petrochemical and food industries. - Control & Instrumentation, March 1994

'This is a very practical book and will be of great value to the general engineer and designer as well as to those specifically concerned with flow measurement techniques. It is well illustrated by both diagrams and halftones while the text is easy to read and understand.' Environmental Engineering, March 1995 - Environmental Engineering, March 1995

Include: Introduction
Measurement of flow
Pressure measurement
Level measurement
Display, communications and recording
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780750610476
ISBN-10: 0750610476
Series: Industrial Instrumentation
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 254
Published: 24th January 1994
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.58