Test Stand for Studying Flowmeter Performance in Presence of Pulsatile Flow

Maciej Szudarek , Mateusz Turkowski , Grzegorz Twaróg

Abstract

Pulsatile flows are commonly found in industrial conditions and they can severely impact measurement uncertainty. For that reason their influence has been studied for the most widely used flowmeter types. However, there are topics that require further investigation. The presented test stand allows generating sinusoidal pulsatile flow with variable flowrate component up to 14 m3/h and frequency up to 20 Hz. Bell prover is used as a flowrate reference and allows achieving mean volumetric flow rates up to 65 m3/h. Pulsation parameters are obtained by means of spectral analysis of data registered by constant temperature anemometer. Capabilities of the constructed stand are presented on the example of mechanical oscillator flowmeter. Lock-in phenomenon has been studied in the intermediate range of dimensionless pulsation parameter. Maximal values of relative errors have been found for various pulsation amplitudes.
Author Maciej Szudarek (FM / IMBE)
Maciej Szudarek,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
, Mateusz Turkowski (FM / IMBE)
Mateusz Turkowski,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
, Grzegorz Twaróg (FM / IMBE)
Grzegorz Twaróg,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
Pages157-163
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Szewczyk Roman, Krejsa Jiří, Nowicki Michał, Ostaszewska-Liżewska Anna (eds.): Mechatronics 2019: Recent Advances Towards Industry 4.0, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 1044, 2020, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-030-29992-7, [978-3-030-29993-4], 515 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-29993-4
Keywords in Englishflow metrology, pulsatile flow, flowmeter performance
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-3-030-29993-4_20
URL https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-29993-4_20
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
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ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 20-10-2019, MonographChapterAuthor
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