This unit covers setting up flow measuring components and systems and providing solutions to flow measurement problems as they apply to various process and control work functions. It encompasses working safely, setting up and calibrating flow measuring systems, problem solving techniques, the use of a range of measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in flow measurement systems.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEI104A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEEI101A - Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals

UEENEEI102A - Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - introduction to flow measurement in closed conduits; - differential pressure flow measurement; - differential pressure flow measurement circuits; - variable area flow meters and turbine flow meters; - electromagnetic, vortex and ultrasonic flow meters; - mass flow measurement and volumetric flow rate correction; - mechanical flowmeters for liquid service, and; - open-channel flow measurement and flow meter calibration.

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