Pressure and Its Measurement: Basic Principles

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Pressure and Its Measurement: Basic Principles


Pressure and Its Measurement: Basic Principles Workbook

The Pressure and It?s Measurement: Basic Principles Workbook contains the independent study course lessons, exercises and final exam materials which must be successfully completed to earn the state assign course credit.

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Course Registration

Registration entitles students to course support. After passing the final exam the registered student will also receive an offical Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion that will be accepted by the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Water Supply Protection (BWSP) and Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) for operator certification renewal.

New York
Wastewater Operator
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At the end of this training, the participant will be able to identify components and correct procedures, describe functions and purpose, and troubleshoot as it relates to basic principles of density, specific gravity, and pressure of liquids and gases; identify and understand the use of manometers, the concept of force per unit area, hydrostatic pressure, pounds per square foot, pounds per square inch, feet of liquid; identify types of manometers; read manometer scales, U-tube and inclined tube, differential pressure, density and specific gravity, manometer liquids, well-type manometers, barometers; and understand the care, installation and operation of manometers.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe basic principles of density, specific gravity, and pressure of liquids and gases
  • Identify U-tube, well-type and inclined tube manometers, liquids, scales, and their proper use
  • Solve problems using hydrostatic pressure, pounds per square foot and inch, feet of liquid
  • Explain density and specific gravity
  • Demonstrate this knowledge on a fill-in-the blank final exam


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