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Record 31 of 984
Fast calibration of gas flowmeters
Author and Affiliation:
Lisle, R. V.
Wilson, T. L.
Abstract: Digital unit automates calibration sequence using calculator IC and programmable read-only memory to solve calibration equations. Infrared sensors start and stop calibration sequence. Instrument calibrates mass flowmeters or rotameters where flow measurement is based on mass or volume. This automatic control reduces operator time by 80 percent. Solid-state components are very reliable, and digital character allows system accuracy to be determined primarily by accuracy of transducers.
Publication Date: Apr 01, 1981
Document ID:
19800000516
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 80B10516
Subject Category: MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number: KSC-11076
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 5; 4; P. 476
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Kennedy Space Center; Cocoa Beach, FL, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: CALIBRATING; FLOW MEASUREMENT; GAS FLOW
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
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