INTC 1358
Flow and Measurement Calibration

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Practical methods of flow measurements and flow integration.
    2. Emphasizes primary flow element selection and calculations in accordance with American Gas Association (AGA) and American Petroleum Institute (API) standards.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Perform flow calculations
    2. Select the proper primary flow element under specific conditions
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Homework
    2. Lab Participation
    3. Quizzes / Test / Final Exam
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Book: Flow Measurement, Process Control Series 775, Schoolcraft by Wolff
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule - Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.
    1. Weekly Course Schedule
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Properties of Fluid Flow
Week 3 Primary Measuring Devices
Week 4 Secondary Measuring Devices
Week 5 Variable-Area Instruments
Week 6  Test 1
Week 7 Open-Channel Flow Devices
Week 8  Positive-Displacement Meters
Week 9 Turbine and Magnetic Flowmeters
Week 10 Specialized Flowmeters
Week 11 Test 2
Week 12 Metering the Flow of Solid Particles
Week 13 Installation and Maintenance of Flow Instruments
Week 14  Review
Week 15 Pre-final week
Week 16  Finals




Last Modified: August 29, 2016