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Development of a distillation column scanning apparatus using gamma-ray tomography

Yvette, Shaan-Li Susiapan and Abdul Rahim, Ruzairi and Pusppanathan , Jaysuman and Mohd. Zain, Rasif (2010) Development of a distillation column scanning apparatus using gamma-ray tomography. In: Progress in Process Tomography & Instrumentation System Series 1. Pusat Pengurusan Penyelidikan (RMC), UTM, pp. 89-98. ISBN 978-967-354-178-2

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Abstract

Process column and reactor scanning apparatus are process diagnostics instrumentation and is required to be brought to the plant and used by specialized personnel. Radioisotope gauges have been used for this type of measurements for more than 50 years, and is still widely used. Data is normally recorded for subsequent off-line analysis. Often multiple measurements are carried out in a scan for instance by manually lowering a source down one side of a vessel and a detector down the other to build up a vertical density profile. A trained operator can then easily interpret this signature and provide information on the state of the process as well as the process vessel.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:gamma ray tomography
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:31187
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:13 Nov 2013 12:25
Last Modified:21 Sep 2014 09:26

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