Petroleum Measurement Manual: Meter Proving Pt.10

Petroleum Measurement Manual: Meter Proving Pt.10

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Measurement accuracy is essential in the sale, purchase and handling of petroleum products, and involves the use of standard equipment and procedures. The Petroleum Measurement Committee of the Institute of Petroleum is responsible for the production and maintenance of standards and guides covering the various aspects of static and dynamic measurement of petroleum. This volume is the 10th part of the manual, and provides a field guide to proving meters with a pipe prover.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 7 x 98mm | 180g
  • John Wiley and Sons / Institute of Petroleum
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • 14 line drawings, glossary
  • 0471923133
  • 9780471923138

Table of contents

Basic principles; meters and provers; safety requirements; operating a pipe prover; calculating and reporting the results of proving; calculating meter throughput. Appendices: the operation of pipe provers fitted with twin detectors; methods of pulse interpolation; trouble-shooting guide for pipe prover operators; specimen meter proving certificate; summary of proving and throughput equations; current practice concerning the number of passes in a run.
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