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Volume IV - 13.9 Air Flow

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Orientation and Training
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DOCUMENT NO.:
IV-13
VERSION NO.: 1.3
Section 13 - Engineering
EFFECTIVE DATE:
10-01-03
REVISED:
02-14-13
 

A. Objective

To introduce the trainee to the fundamentals of air flow and volume measurements.

B. Assignment

The trainer will present the basic principles of flow measurement and volume determinations.

The trainer will describe to the trainee the use of flow and volume instrumentation and the application of correction factors. The equipment involved may include:

  • rotometers,
  • regulators,
  • orifice plates,
  • volume standards, and
  • anemometers,

In addition, maintenance of air-line filters and other ancillary equipment will be covered.

The trainee will be expected to become familiar with the use of airflow equipment through assigned exercises.

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