Instrumentation Selection for Oil and Gas Applications (Level)


About the Skill Module

This skill module explains the reason for measuring level and the various technologies available to measure level.

Target Audience

Process, chemical, and mechanical engineers, (i.e., non-instrumentation and non-electrical disciplines), as well as other technical and non-technical professionals with little or no background in IC&E systems.

You Will Learn

Participants will learn how to:

  • Review basic reasons for measuring level
  • Discuss the pros and cons of using a bridle
  • Explain the basic functions of a stilling well
  • Describe how a simple sight glass is used to monitor the level
  • Review how float systems can provide direct reading outputs
  • Examine the use of hydrostatic pressure measurement in an open tank level measurement
  • Describe the use of electronic remote diaphragm seals
  • Discuss the working principle of ultrasonic gap point level meter
  • Examine the working principles of conventional pulse radar
  • Describe a simple laser‐based level measuring system
  • Examine the working principle of a Geiger Muller tube
  • Explain principle of tank strapping

Product Details





Product Type:

Individual Skill Module




4 hours (approx.)