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Flow School - Introductory

Course #F-101 - 16 hours
1.4 IACET CEUs available at Greenwood location

This introductory course to flow will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous flow technologies. The basic portion will focus on the physics of flow and concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on magnetic and Coriolis flow meters. The class will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training.

Learn about the hands-on training sessions available at our PTU® (Process Training Unit) network locations


  • dP Transmitters/Primary dP devices

  • Volumetric vs. Mass Flow

  • Vortex Shedding Flow Meters

  • Electromagnetic Flow Meters

  • Coriolis Flow Meters

  • Ultrasonic Flow Meters

  • Thermal Dispersion Flow Meters


  • Recognize a broad variety of flow technologies and understand the strengths and limitations of each

  • Work with instrumentation specialists to specify the best type of flow technology for a variety of applications

  • Set up and commission flow instruments from differential pressure transmitters to Coriolis flow meters.

  • Use on-board and pc-based tools within instruments to verify the health of the instrument and its signals

  • Diagnose and correct problems with vortex, magnetic, differential pressure, Coriolis, and ultrasonic flow meters

Who should attend?

  • Maintenance and engineering personnel


Not sure if this course is right for you? Take the following free assessments through the Process Training Portal:

  • Flow Fundamentals

  • Coriolis Fundamentals

  • Electromagnetic Fundamentals

  • Level Fundamentals

  • Time of Flight Fundamentals

  • Pressure Fundamentals

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Greenwood, Indiana courses are certified by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for drinking water/wastewater continuing education credits (15 Technical Contact Hours).