GB2289760B - Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus - Google Patents

Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus

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GB2289760B
GB2289760B GB9410010A GB9410010A GB2289760B GB 2289760 B GB2289760 B GB 2289760B GB 9410010 A GB9410010 A GB 9410010A GB 9410010 A GB9410010 A GB 9410010A GB 2289760 B GB2289760 B GB 2289760B
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method
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leak
detection
pipeline
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Joseph Baumoel
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Joseph Baumoel
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01MTESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES; TESTING STRUCTURES OR APPARATUS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G01M3/00Investigating fluid-tightness of structures
    • G01M3/02Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum
    • G01M3/26Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors
    • G01M3/28Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors for pipes, cables or tubes; for pipe joints or seals; for valves for welds
    • G01M3/2807Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors for pipes, cables or tubes; for pipe joints or seals; for valves for welds for pipes
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01FMEASURING VOLUME, VOLUME FLOW, MASS FLOW OR LIQUID LEVEL; METERING BY VOLUME
    • G01F1/00Measuring the volume flow or mass flow of fluid or fluent solid material wherein the fluid passes through the meter in a continuous flow
    • G01F1/66Measuring the volume flow or mass flow of fluid or fluent solid material wherein the fluid passes through the meter in a continuous flow by measuring frequency, phaseshift, or propagation time of electromagnetic or other waves, e.g. ultrasonic flowmeters
    • G01F1/667Schematic arrangements of transducers of ultrasonic flowmeters; Circuits therefor
    • G01F1/668Compensating or correcting for variations in velocity of sound
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01FMEASURING VOLUME, VOLUME FLOW, MASS FLOW OR LIQUID LEVEL; METERING BY VOLUME
    • G01F15/00Details of, or accessories for, apparatus of the preceding groups insofar as such details or appliances are not adapted to particular types of such apparatus
    • G01F15/02Compensating or correcting for variations in pressure, density or temperature
    • G01F15/022Compensating or correcting for variations in pressure, density or temperature using electrical means
    • G01F15/024Compensating or correcting for variations in pressure, density or temperature using electrical means involving digital counting
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01MTESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES; TESTING STRUCTURES OR APPARATUS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G01M3/00Investigating fluid-tightness of structures
    • G01M3/02Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum
    • G01M3/04Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point
    • G01M3/16Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point using electric detection means
    • G01M3/18Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point using electric detection means for pipes, cables or tubes; for pipe joints or seals; for valves; for welds; for containers, e.g. radiators
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N2291/00Indexing codes associated with group G01N29/00
    • G01N2291/02Indexing codes associated with the analysed material
    • G01N2291/028Material parameters
    • G01N2291/02836Flow rate, liquid level
GB9410010A 1992-09-22 1994-05-17 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus Expired - Fee Related GB2289760B (en)

Priority Applications (5)

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US07949076 US5343737A (en) 1992-09-22 1992-09-22 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
US08220060 US5453944A (en) 1992-09-22 1994-03-30 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
GB9410010A GB2289760B (en) 1992-09-22 1994-05-17 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
CA 2124258 CA2124258C (en) 1992-09-22 1994-05-25 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
DE19944420476 DE4420476B4 (en) 1992-09-22 1994-06-11 Method and apparatus for detecting a leak, as well as for modeling the temperature in a pipeline

Applications Claiming Priority (6)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US07949076 US5343737A (en) 1992-09-22 1992-09-22 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
US08220060 US5453944A (en) 1992-09-22 1994-03-30 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
GB9611129A GB2300717B (en) 1994-05-17 1994-05-17 Pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
GB9410010A GB2289760B (en) 1992-09-22 1994-05-17 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
CA 2124258 CA2124258C (en) 1992-09-22 1994-05-25 Method and apparatus for leak detection and pipeline temperature modelling method and apparatus
DE19944420476 DE4420476B4 (en) 1992-09-22 1994-06-11 Method and apparatus for detecting a leak, as well as for modeling the temperature in a pipeline

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GB9410010D0 GB9410010D0 (en) 1994-07-06
GB2289760A true GB2289760A (en) 1995-11-29
GB2289760B true GB2289760B (en) 1997-10-08

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US4066095A (en) * 1976-02-17 1978-01-03 Fred M. Dellorfano, Jr. Automatic leakage detection system for pipelines carrying fluids
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US4796466A (en) * 1987-02-17 1989-01-10 Ed Farmer System for monitoring pipelines
US5272646A (en) * 1991-04-11 1993-12-21 Farmer Edward J Method for locating leaks in a fluid pipeline and apparatus therefore

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GB1129428A (en) * 1967-06-23 1968-10-02 Standard Telephones Cables Ltd Flow supervisory arrangement
GB1304430A (en) * 1969-05-06 1973-01-24
US3913398A (en) * 1973-10-09 1975-10-21 Schlumberger Technology Corp Apparatus and method for determining fluid flow rates from temperature log data
US4066095A (en) * 1976-02-17 1978-01-03 Fred M. Dellorfano, Jr. Automatic leakage detection system for pipelines carrying fluids
US4308746A (en) * 1979-12-17 1982-01-05 Crutcher Resources Corporation Liquid pipeline leak detection
US4796466A (en) * 1987-02-17 1989-01-10 Ed Farmer System for monitoring pipelines
US5272646A (en) * 1991-04-11 1993-12-21 Farmer Edward J Method for locating leaks in a fluid pipeline and apparatus therefore

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