Process Measurement: Temperature 1 - Thermometers & Thermocouples

Process Measurement: Temperature 1 - Thermometers & Thermocouples is part one of the Process Measurement eight-part training series.

Produced in conjunction with ISA — The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA™) — the course introduces students to the concept of temperature and the equipment used to measure temperature.

Topics covered include:

  • Temperature scales
  • Factors affecting accuracy of measurement
  • Types of thermometers
  • Thermocouples.

Course menu:

Introduction to Temperature Measurement

  • Temperature Measurement Devices
  • Classifying Measuring Devices

Factors Affecting Measurement Accuracy

  • Stem Loss, Thermal Shunting, Radiation
  • Frictional Heating and Surface Mounted Sensors

Classification of Thermometers

  • Mechanical Temperature Devices
  • Three Types of Liquid-In-Glass Thermometers
  • Filled Thermal System

Electric Temperature Measuring Device

  • Thermocouple Operation
  • Thermocouple Design
  • Components of the Thermocouple Assembly
  • Installation Considerations

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