Valin expert releases book on intricacies of control valve selection

Source:Valin Corporation

The book outlines the process of selecting control valves for a number of different applications.

Jon F. Monsen, Ph.D., P.E., a control valve technology specialist for Valin Corporation, has written a book detailing the many facets of control valves. The book, Control Valve Application Technology, Techniques and considerations for properly selecting the right control valve, outlines the process of selecting control valves for a number of different applications. Monsen possesses 35 years of industry experience and has lectured nationally and internationally on control valve sizing and application. Visit to purchase a copy of the book.

Some of the topics presented in the book include properly sizing control valves, the impact of the control valve on undesired process variability, and how to select the right valve flow characteristic to match the process. Content for this book comes from seminars Monsen has presented on control valve application, selection and training.

“I am so excited to be releasing a book on behalf of Valin,” said Jon Monsen. “Control Valves are a very complex topic. I discuss everything in this book from selecting the proper control valve and sizing, to specifications, to best practices in implementation.”

Monsen is also the author of the chapter on “Computerized Control Valve Sizing” in the ISA Practical Guides book on Control Valves, a reference book written by 21 experts and utilized by many members of the control valve industry.

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