SPE Online Education
Differential Pressure Meter Diagnostic Systems
Includes a Live Event on 03/18/2021 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
This presentation describes the operation of generic DP flow meters (specifically orifice, cone, and Venturi meters). Various common and not so common meter malfunctions are described along with the malfunction's effect on meter flow prediction. The traditional and modern methods of checking DP meter serviceability are discussed, with particular attention to modern diagnostic systems. These modern diagnostics include DP Transmitter diagnostics and axial pressure profile diagnostics.
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Dr. Richard Steven
Dr. Steven has more than 25 years of flow meter experience. He has a PhD and Masters in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering. He worked for GEC Alsthom, two flow meter calibration and test centers (TUVNEL in the UK and CEESI in the US), two meter manufacturers (McCrometer and DP Diagnostics), and consultancy company Measuremation. He is Chairman of ISO TC193 SC3 WG2 and ASME MFC 19G wet gas metering committees and a technical committee contributor to various ISO, API, and ASME flow meter committees. He also served several years as Assistant Editor of the "Journal of Fluid Mechanics and Instrumentation".
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