Ultrasonic Measurement of Liquid Flow at Elevated Temperature

  • D. R. França
  • C.-K. Jen
  • Y. Ono
Part of the Acoustical Imaging book series (ACIM, volume 26)

Abstract

Presently, the main types of industrial flow meter technology are ultrasonic, magnetic, coriolis mass and vortex flowmeters. Each type exhibits specific advantages depending on the particular application1. In contrast to others, ultrasonic techniques are attractive because they are non-intrusive, applicable to fluids regardless of their conductivity and opacity, robust and inexpensive 2. Therefore, fluid speed measurements at room temperature by ultrasound means are a well-established technology.

Keywords

Vortex Refraction Acoustics Neron 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. França
    • 1
  • C.-K. Jen
    • 2
  • Y. Ono
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringMcGill University MontréalQuébecCanada
  2. 2.National Research Council of CanadaIndustrial Materials InstituteBoucherville, QuébecCanada

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