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A Pressure Based Volume Sensing Method

  • S. Mohammadi
  • M. HajiHeydari
Conference paper


Volumes of vessels are determined by various methods. Ultrasonic and light based methods, Thermal approaches in fluid sensing and so on. More over Floaters are used widely. These methods are unstable and erroneous for unbalanced static (e.g. tilted status) and dynamic vessel situations. In this article we present an approach for detection of volume in the vessels. This approach use pressurizing the vessel and the principle that fluids (or solids like granular substances or powders) aren’t compressible. This approach provides a stable method for volume detection of vessels (fuel tank of automotive vehicles, a silo etc.). This approach can precisely determine volume of the vessel in unstable static and dynamic situations.


Fuel Tank Tilted Status Fuel Level Robert Bosch GmbH Temperature Transmitter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Mohammadi
    • 1
  • M. HajiHeydari
    • 1
  1. 1.Islamic Azad University (south Tehran branch)TehranIran

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