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Version 1.7.10 - Released 23 July 2018 

The appearance of the software has been modified to reflect the new KELTON MeterManager branding.

Amendments to report formats have been undertaken.

Various small bug fixes and other enhancements have been actioned.

Instrument Management (formerly KIMSTM.net)

  • Calculation to correct injected frequency value to a K-factor based on calibration data for Ultrasonic, Turbine and Coriolis meters
  • Visual charting of live differential pressure over OPC to assist with data capture for routine validations
  • Export data from scheduler to Excel
  • Option to cancel scheduled tests

Meter Performance Monitoring (formerly K-TRACTM.net)

  • Option to validate against previously downloaded proves
  • Add comments to proves post validation

Dynamic Uncertainty (formerly UNCERTAINTYLIVETM.net)

  • UN-117 - Coriolis Meter (User entered density, Calc CV)
  • UN-203 - LNG USM (Calculated density, VCF and ECF)
  • UN-201 - Modification to add calibration data into uncertainty calculations as well as other additional parameters
  • Additional models added to pressure and temperature transmitters and densitometers to uncertainty modules
  • AA tolerance class now taken into account within temperature uncertainty block

Version 1.7.8 - Released 17 July 2017

The application has been further optimised to facilitate faster performance across remote networks and faster data retrieval.

Active Directory has been included.

KIMSTM.net

The following calculations have been included

  • K242 - ISO 5167:2016 Cone Calculations

The following calculation has been updated

  • K149 - Liquid Densitometer Calculation
  • K143 - to include ISO 6976:2016 Calorific Value and Relative Density

Version 1.7.4 - Released 27 February 2017

The application has been further optimised to facilitate faster performance across remote networks.

KIMSTM.net

A new report was added to show a summary of tests performed for a selected system or systems over a chosen period.

A lock was included to prevent users from inadvertently changing the site for an item of equipment, which is already assigned.

Additional units were added to the ADC input Check form K122.

The DAC output check form K123 was enhanced to enable a pressure to be converted to a flow rate using a square root function.

K-TRACTM.net

A new field was added to enable the user to enter a prove number in addition to the one automatically generated by K-TRAC.

Inconsistencies in the labels for validation results were corrected.

An additional function was included to control which sites could be used off-line.

An error, which was preventing the user from choosing the size of the data set to use in the Grubb’s outlier check, was corrected.

A display issue for the secondary y-axis in control charts was corrected.

Column headings are now included when exporting prove data to Excel.

An error preventing the opening of proves which had been automatically entered was corrected.

The function to predict meter factors was changed to exclude predicted proves from the data set.

The set of proves used in the validation process now include all proves with the exception of those which have been explicitly marked as ‘excluded’ where previously outliers were also excluded.

K-LOGTM.net

The filtering logic was enhanced to make selecting systems and event types easier.

Version 1.7.2 - Released 20 September 2016

The application has been further optimised to facilitate faster performance across remote networks.

K-VIEWTM.net and KITSTM.net were removed from FM²PTM.net.

UNCERTAINTYLIVETM.net has been added to FM²PTM.net.

The user permissions section has been enhanced and user roles are now assigned to a user group as opposed to an individual user.

The option to create a database was removed from the installer.

KIMSTM.net

The Beamex functionality has been enhanced to allow the updating of manual entered parameters whilst automatically capturing repeat data.

The ability to add an attachment to a KIMS®.net test was included.

The option for calculating compressibility factors using US Customary units in addition to Metric units was included (MPMS 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 in addition to MPMS 11.2.1M and 11.2.2M).

A modification was made to the configure test form to force the user to enter the tolerance and span where applicable.

If a System, Section, Tag or Test is deactivated it is now also deactivated in the Schedule.

An error which did not give the opportunity to perform a find and replace on the OPC tags when copying one test onto another was rectified.

An on-demand option was included for capturing OPC data when performing a KIMSTM.net test.

A chart is now included in calibration results.

K-LOGTM.net

An issue was fixed where generating a new test version by copying and pasting did not get recorded in the log book.

An error which prevented comments being added to an event with an attachment was resolved.

K-LOGTM.net event types can now be edited by a user who has administrator permission.

An error which prevented the logbook from being correctly filtered was corrected.

A standard report is now included in K-LOGTM;.net.

K-TRACTM.net

An error was corrected to ensure the data used for regression analyses is limited to the configured data set size. Previously this was using all proves.

K-DOCTM.net

K-DOCTM;.net has been updated to remove the requirement for Microsoft SharePoint and add new functionality.

FLOCALCTM.net

Density was added as an output to F057 IAWPS-IF97/2007 - Steam Tables.

F023 API Density Referral 1980-86 was enhanced. The option for calculating compressibility factors using US Customary units in addition to Metric units was included (MPMS 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 in addition to MPMS 11.2.1M and 11.2.2M).

Version 1.6.1 - Released 10 December 2015

The application has been optomised to facilitate faster performance across remote networks.

The history of each item of equipment can now be viewed without having to open the calibration history.

Electronic copies of calibration certificates for test and field equipment can be saved with the equipment record.

Equipment can be removed from an instrument tag without having to replace it with another item of equipment.

KIMSTM.net

The following calculation has been included:

  • K238 - Liquid Flow Rate - Coriolis Meter

All tests can now be linked to procedures stored in K-DOCTM.net so they are available for reference as tests are being performed.

K-DOCTM.net

K-DOCTM.net has been updated to remove the requirement for Microsoft SharePoint and add new functionality.

FLOCALCTM.net

FLOCALC has been updated to be compatable with Excel 2016 as well as the 2010 and 2012 versions.

Version 1.5.1 - Released 09 June 2015

The following calculation has been updated to include options for BS&W and Density.

  • K122 - ADC Input Check

The licencing mechanism was changed so that only the FM²P server requires a licence file and the FM²PTM.net clients do not .

An issue in the FM²P Administration where duplicate fields could be created for an equipment was resolved.

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculations have been updated to remove the dynamic viscosity input in cases where it was not required to calculate the discharge coefficient.

  • F075 - ISO 5167:1991 Venturi Flow Calculation
  • F076 - ISO 5167:2003 Venturi Flow Calculation
  • F080 - ISO 5167/McCrometer Cone Calculation

Version 1.4.5 - Released 16 March 2015

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculation has been included:

  • F101 – ASTM D1555 – Volume and Weight of Industrial Aromatics and Cyclohexane.

Version 1.4.4 - Released 19 February 2015

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculations have been included:

  • F098 – AGA 3:2012 Orifice Flow Calculation
  • F099 – ISO5167/McCrometer Wet Gas V-Cone Flow Calculation
  • F100 – Water content in Natural Gas

The following calculations have been updated:

  • F003 – ISO6976:1995 Additional reference temperature conditions have been included.
  • F073 – ASTM-IP Table 54:1952 has been updated to include option for interpolating from tabulated values in addition to using the calculated values
  • F084 – ASTM-IP Table 6:1952 has been updated to include option for interpolating from tabulated values in addition to using the calculated values
  • F067 – ASTM D3588/GPA 2145 – Calorific Value and Relative Density was updated to resolve an error which could cause the calculation to fail under certain conditions

KIMSTM.net

The following calculations have been included:

  • K232 – AGA 3:2012 Orifice Flow Calculation.
  • K233 – AGA 3:2012 Orifice Flow Totalisation.
  • K234 – ISO5167/McCrometer Wet Gas V-Cone Flow Calculation.
  • K235 – ISO5167/McCrometer Wet Gas V-Cone Flow Totalisation.

The application has been optimised to load faster.

Modifications were made to ensure OPC connections are routed through the FM²PTM.net server.

Additional functionality has been added to the scheduler to include a field for the work order number and the nominal duration. This will enable cross checking against systems such as SAP and help plan your workload.

Reports have been updated and enhanced.

K-LOGTM.net

The option to allow custom category names has been added.

Functionality has been included to prevent ‘bad’ OPC data triggering spurious log entries.

Version 1.4.3 - Released 10 October 2014

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculations have included:

  • F047 – Hydrocarbon Dew Point Calculation
  • F071 – ISO5167 Orifice Plate Validation
  • F094 – API Natural Gas Viscosity Calculation
  • F095 – ISO 3171:1999 Annex A – Estimating Water in Oil Dispersion
  • F096 – Product Type 7 – Cpl and Compressibility Calculation
  • F097 – ISO 8222 Annex A – Density of Water 

Version 1.4.1 - Released 02 July 2014

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculation has been updated:

  • F066 – Meter K-Factor Computation

KIMSTM.net

Further improvements made to the formatting of reports.

Error in the status of scheduled items being incorrectly displayed corrected.

Changes made to the ‘working off-line’ display.

K-LOGTM.net

The event category is now visible in the log book.

Version 1.4.0 - Released 27 May 2014

FM²PTM.net

The installer mechanism has been updated to enable all subsequent releases to be installed by updating as opposed to having to uninstall and then reinstall the application.

The help system has been replaced by an improved and updated mechanism.

FLOCALCTM.net

The installer mechanism has been updated to enable all subsequent releases to be installed by updating as opposed to having to uninstall and then reinstall the application.

The help system has been replaced by an improved and updated mechanism.

The following calculations have been included:

  • F088 – AGA 7 – Turbine Meter Gas Flow Rate Calculation
  • F089 – AGA 9 – Ultrasonic Meter Gas Flow Rate Calculation
  • F090 – GPA TP-27:2007 – Temperature Correction for NGL and LPG
  • F091 – GPA TP-25 – NGL and LPG Density Referral
  • F092 – GPA TP-27 – NGL and LPG Density Referral
  • F093 – AGA 10- Velocity of Sound/Isentropic Exponent

KIMSTM.net

Improvements have been madeto the formatting of reports

Errors in alternative validation modes Average to One and Many to One resolved

K-TRACTM.net

A timing issue which could potentially occur when K-Trac was used on -line subscribing to OPC tags was resolved.

Improvements have been made to the Performance Curve display.

Improvements have been madeto the configuration of Control Charts.

K-LOGTM.net

The ability to add comments to previously recorded log entries has been included.

Version 1.3.5 - Released 19 March 2014

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculations have been updated:

  • F066 – Meter K-Factor Computation (this calculation replaces F011)
  • F013 – AGA 8:1985 – Gas Density and Compressibility (the calculation has been optimised to improve performance)
  • F014 – AGA 8:1994 – Gas Density and Compressibility (the calculation has been optimised to improve performance)
  • F063 – AGA 8: Gross Characterisation Methods (this calculation replaces F024)
  • F051 – NX-19:1962 – Gas Supercompressibility (the calculation has been optimised to improve performance)

A minor error was corrected in FLOXL where turning off multiple options was not always handled correctly.

KIMSTM.net

The following calculations have been updated:

  • K109 – Meter K-Factor Computation(this calculation replaces K178)
  • K141 – AGA 8 – Gas Density and Compressibility (optimised to improve performance)
  • K125 – AGA 8: Gross Characterisation Methods (This calculation replaces K142)

A modification has been made to prevent OPC values from being manually overwritten.

K-TRACTM.net

The logic which calculates the maximum days between proves has been improved to assist when logging events in K-LOGTM.net

Version 1.3.4 - Released 31 January 2014

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculations have been added:

  • F058 – GPA TP-15:2007 – Vapour Pressure Correlation for NGLs (this is an extension of the 1998 version of the standard)
  • F087 – AGA 5:2009 Natural Gas Energy Measurement
  • F074 – AGA 3:1992 Orifice Flow Calculation (this calculation replaces F019)
  • F073 – ASTM-IP Table 54: 1952 (released to calculate Ctl without Cpl)

An error was detected and corrected in: F033 – ISO 5167:1991 Wet Gas Venturi (Chisholm/De Leeuw) which was related to the Lockhart Martinelli parameter.

KIMSTM.net

The following calculations have been added:

  • K198 – GPA TP-15:2007 – Vapour Pressure Correlation for NGLs
  • K129 – AGA 5:2009 Natural Gas Energy Measurement
  • K157 – Temperature spot check
  • K126 – AGA 3:1992 Orifice Flow Calculation (replacement for K107)
  • K127 – AGA 3:1992 Orifice Flow Totalisation (replacement for K108)
  • K227 – ASTM-IP Table 54: 1952 (Released to calculate Ctl without Cpl)

The following liquid and gas flow rate and totalisation forms have been updated to use the later density referral standards contained within the application:

  • K132 – Liquid Flow Rate – Pulse Output Meter (This, along with K133 replaces K103)
  • K133 – Gas Flow Rate – Pulse Output Meter (This, along with K132 replaces K103)
  • K134 – Liquid Totalisation – Pulse Output Meter (This, along with K135 replaces K104)
  • K135 – Gas Totalisation – Pulse Output Meter (This, along with K134 replaces K104)

Functionality to change the test date and time was added to allow for test results being entered following a test being carried out. To preserve the integrity of the system the date the results are entered is also recorded.

K-TRACTM.net

Modifications to the online functionality have been included for better integration with Honeywell systems.

Version 1.3.3 - Released 19 December 2013

FLOCALCTM.net

The following calculations have been added:

  • F081 – Gas Density Computation – Micro Motion
  • F082 – Liquid Density Computation – Micro Motion (updated to include new densitometer constants)
  • F083 – ASTM-IP Table 5: 1952
  • F084 – ASTM-IP Table 6: 1952
  • F085 – ASTM-IP Table 23: 1952
  • F086 – ASTM-IP Table 24: 1952

KIMSTM.net

The following calculations have been added:

  • K149 – Density Computation – Micro Motion (Updated to include new densitometer constants)
  • K223 – ASTM-IP Table 5: 1952
  • K224 – ASTM-IP Table 6: 1952
  • K225 – ASTM-IP Table 23: 1952
  • K226 – ASTM-IP Table 24: 1952

K-TRACTM.net

Modifications to the online functionality have been included to assist with setting up OPC connections.

Version 1.3.2 Released 03 December 2013

FLOCALCTM.net

The following ISO 5167 based calculations have been added to consolidate options and extend the choice of density referral calculations:

  • F068 – ISO 5167:1991 Orifice Flow Calculation (this replaces F004)
  • F069 – ISO 5167:1998 Amd 1 Orifice Flow Calculation (this replaces F027)
  • F070 – ISO 5167:2003 Orifice Flow Calculation (this replaces F044)
  • F075 – ISO 5167:1991 Venturi Flow Calculation (this replaces F005)
  • F076 – ISO 5167/McCrometer Cone Calculation (this replaces F030)

KIMSTM.net

The following calculations have been added:

  • K155 – Densitometer Air Check
  • K156 – Densitometer Vacuum Check
  • K215 – ISO 5167 – Orifice Flow Calculation
  • K216 – ISO 5167 – Venturi Flow Calculation
  • K217 – ISO 5167/McCrometer – Cone Calculation
  • K218 – ISO 5167 – Orifice Flow Calculation
  • K219 – ISO 5167 – Venturi Flow Calculation
  • K220 – ISO 5167/McCrometer – Cone Calculation

The format of the calibration certificates generated my KIMS has been improved.

K-TRACTM.net

An adjustment was made to the prove validation report to accommodate larger totals.