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Calibration A Technician's Guide

ISBN-10: 155617912X
ISBN-13: 9781556179129
Edition: 2005
Authors: Mike Cable
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List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: ISA
Publication date: 1/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 273
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

About the Authorp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Calibration Principlesp. 1
What Is Calibration?p. 1
What Are the Characteristics of a Calibration?p. 2
Why Is Calibration Required?p. 6
Who Performs Calibrations? - The Control System Technicianp. 8
Characteristics of a Control System Technicianp. 9
Loop Calibration vs. Individual Instrument Calibrationp. 10
Bench Calibration vs. Field Calibrationp. 11
Classification of Instrumentsp. 12
Chapter Summaryp. 13
Review Questionsp. 14
Documentationp. 17
Calibration Procedure Contentp. 19
Calibration Data Sheets (See Examples in Appendix A-4)p. 21
P&IDs (See Example in Appendix A-1)p. 23
Loop Diagrams (See Examples in Appendix A-2)p. 25
Instrument Specification Forms (See Examples in Appendix A-3)p. 26
Project Specificationsp. 27
Manufacturer's Specificationsp. 27
Calibration Intervalsp. 28
Safety Considerationsp. 29
Calibration Status Labelsp. 30
Review Questionsp. 31
Temperature Instrument Calibrationp. 33
What is Temperature?p. 33
Temperature Sensorsp. 34
Signal Conversionp. 35
Review Questionsp. 44
Pressure Instrument Calibrationp. 49
What is Pressure?p. 49
Challenges When Calibrating Pressurep. 50
Calibrating Pressure Gaugesp. 52
Calibrating Pressure Transmittersp. 55
Calibrating Pressure Switchesp. 55
Review Questionsp. 56
Level Instrument Calibrationp. 61
Types of Level Instrumentsp. 61
Special Considerations with Level Calibrationp. 64
Calibrating a Differential Pressure Level Transmitterp. 67
Calibrating a Capacitance Level Instrumentp. 71
Calibrating an Ultrasonic Level Instrumentp. 72
Review Questionsp. 74
Flow Instrument Calibrationp. 77
Types of Flow Instrumentsp. 77
Calibration of Flowmetersp. 82
D/P Transmitter Calibrationp. 83
Example: Magnetic Flowmeter Calibrationp. 84
Flowmeter Calibration Using a Master Meter (Prover)p. 86
Gravimetric Method for Flowmeter Calibration (Measurement by Weight)p. 87
Review Questionsp. 88
Final Control Devices Calibrationp. 89
Calibration of an I/P Transducerp. 95
Calibration of a Valve Positionerp. 96
Calibration of a Control Valvep. 97
Review Questionsp. 97
Process Analytical Instrument Calibrationp. 101
pH Calibration Procedurep. 105
Diagnostic Test for pH Electrodesp. 106
Measuring Conductivityp. 107
Calibration Procedure with Explanationsp. 109
Review Questionsp. 111
Bibliographyp. 113
Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs)p. 117
Loop Diagramsp. 119
Instrument Specificationsp. 123
Calibration Proceduresp. 145
Test Equipmentp. 227
RTD and Thermocouple Tablesp. 229
Conversion Tablesp. 245
Answers to Chapter Review Questionsp. 249
Indexp. 271
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