Posts Tagged ‘measure & analyze’

Continuous Floating Roof Tank Condition Monitoring

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017. One comment so far
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Floating roofs are used on storage tanks to minimize vapor space between the top of the tank and the level of the liquid, typically a petroleum-based product, inside the tank. Per the External floating roof tank Wikipedia entry: The roof rises and falls with the liquid level in the tank. As opposed to a fixed […]

Instrumentation Diagnostics and Safe, Reliable Operations

Posted in Safety, Temperature on Friday, June 2nd, 2017. No comments yet
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As technology has advanced in power and sophistication, its ability to self-diagnose and perform predictive diagnostics has too. In a Plant Engineering article, Using diagnostic functions to improve system safety, Emerson’s Mark Menezes shares examples of how these diagnostics are used to self-diagnose instrumentation problems as well as those in the surrounding production process. He […]

Accurate Level Measurement for Efficient & Reliable Boiler Performance

Posted in Energy, Level on Thursday, June 1st, 2017. No comments yet
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If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase “heat rate” used in the electrical power generation industry, it means the amount of heat energy in BTUs as input to the turbine generators divided by the amount of electricity generated in kilowatts. Accurate level measurement in the boiler drums and feedwater heaters is critical to optimize efficiency and […]

How to Install Micro Motion Transmitters Video

Posted in Flow on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. No comments yet
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In the continuing series of “how to” videos across the Emerson Automation Solutions YouTube channels, the Micro Motion channel has a recent Installing a Micro Motion Coriolis transmitter video (run time 6:51). This video walks you through the steps in how to install a Micro Motion transmitter. It will help you to become familiar with […]

Engineer’s Guide to Tank Gauging

Posted in Education, Tank Gauging on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. No comments yet
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Tank gauging is the process of measuring liquids in storage tanks to determine the volume and mass of the liquid. Typically, these measurements include level, temperature and pressure. A new user guide, The Engineer’s Guide To Tank Gauging is available to request for download. This 104-page guide explores tank gauging technologies, engineering standards and approvals, […]