Types of Fluid Flow Measurement

Fluid flow measurement is divided into several types, since each type requires specific consideration of such factors as accuracy requirements, cost considerations, and use of the flow information to obtain the required end results.

When deciding on the best type of meter to measure a given flow, the nature of the fluid to be measured needs to be considered. Flow characteristics are also important. In custody transfer metering, the best flow measurement is required, so that the two parties to the transactions are treated fairly. This chapter considers the factors that need to be taken into account when deciding on a meter to measure fluids in different situations.


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