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 Expert  108431

Expert in Flowmeters


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Germany
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
EUROPEAN ELECTRICAL STANDARD. Expert has worked in Europe since 1990 where he has become intimately involved with the modification of American-made products for the purpose of meeting European requirements and expectations. Specifically, he has coordinated the design and certification process of electrical process measurement equipment for the European market.
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European electrical standard

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custody transfer

Having extensive experience with flowmeter calibration, Expert has designed and implemented volumetric, and time/weight calibrators and provers. He is very knowledgeable of volumetric calibrators for gas applications, gas metering, and airflow measurement. He is generally knowledgeable regarding liquid and gas as well as mass and volumetric aspects of flow measurement. In addition, he is knowledgeable concerning internal flow and flow conditioning.
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air flow

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airflow measurement

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flow

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flow measurement standard

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fluid flow

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gas flow

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liquid flow

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liquid flow measurement

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fluid flow measurement

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gas flow measurement

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liquid metering

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internal flow

Expert has expertise with flowmeters, especially turbine flowmeters. He has extensive experience in the design and application of flowmeters, installation effects, cavitation, and bearing selection.
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axial-flow turbine

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flowmeter

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flowmetering

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turbine

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flowmetering technology

Since 1985, Expert has worked with the design, installation, and servicing of flow calibration equipment, for both liquids and gases. He has established and is now managing a full service flowmeter calibration laboratory in Munich, Germany. He has over 12 years experience in flow measurement and calibration of gases and liquids and has authored many papers on this subject, which, in many cases, has pushed the state of the art of existing technology. Expert can answer in-depth questions on fuel meters, mass flowmeters, ultrasonic flowmeters, velocity-type flowmeters, venturi meters, volume meters, and water meters.
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calibration

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calibration standard

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flow sensor

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fuel meter

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mass flow controller

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mass flowmeter

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metrology

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pipe flow

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swirl flow

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vortex

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flowmeter calibration

Expert has worked in Germany since 1990 and has a working knowledge of German. He is also fluent in Greek.
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foreign language

Since 1992, Expert has devoted a considerable amount of time to measuring physical properties of oil and natural gas. He has measured the BTU (caloric) content of natural gas using chromatographic methods, as well as natural gas moisture content and specific gravity and density. He has also measured the density and pressure of oil.
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gas property

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physical property testing


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Often requested
with this expert:

Flow Metering and Control of Water/ Gases/ Steam/ Slurries/...
Flow Measurement and Metering
Hydrocarbon Measurement and Multiphase Flow
Sensors and Measurements

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   MS   Mechanical Engineering   Oregon State University  
1978   BS   Mechanical Engineering   Oregon State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1995 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

DIRECTOR

 

1990 to 1995

 

Undisclosed

 

European Operations

 

Director

 

1988 to 1990

 

EG & G Flow Technology

 


 

Director of Engineering

 

1985 to 1988

 

Flow Technology, inc.

 


 

Head of Mechanical Engineering

 

1979 to 1985

 

Sperry Flight Systems

 


 

Senior Project Engineer, Project Engineer

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of ISA, ASME, and two honorary professional fraternities.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of several technical publications.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Turbine Flowmeter design and calibration.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region  
1990 to 2000   Germany  

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Greek   fluent
German   Expert considers himself "well-versed" in German.
French  

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Training/Seminars Expert offers a one-day seminar. This course evaluates the current state of gas flow metering technology. Topics covered in the seminar include fundamental concepts of liquid flow metering technology; principles of gas flow measurement; the differences between liquid and gas flow measurement; sources of error and uncertainty in gas flow measurement; gas flow measurement reliability and accuracy; and gas calibration principles.

Another seminar that Expert offers focuses on liquid and gas flow calibration. The class discusses the differences between liquid and gas calibration; sources of error and uncertainty in liquid and gas flow calibration; methods for improving calibration reliability and accuracy; current available flow calibration technologies; and commercial calibration laboratories and their capabilities.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has worked in Europe since 1990 where he has become intimately involved with the modification of American-made products for the purpose of meeting European requirements and expectations. Specifically, he has coordinated the design and certification process of electrical process measurement equipment for the European market.


 

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