Lowe, K. Todd Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia.
Bradner, Mead Formerly, Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Emerson, Lewis P. Formerly, Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Massachusetts.
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- Volume-flow-rate meters
- Differential-producing primary devices
- Mechanical differential-pressure instruments
- Open-channel meters
- Variable-area meters
- Electromagnetic flowmeter
- Tracer method
- Quantity meters
- Positive-displacement meters
- Rotating impeller meters
- Fluid property compensation
- Mass-flow-rate meters
- Vortex flowmeters
- Vortex-shedding flowmeters
- Vortex-precession flowmeter
- Fluidic-oscillator meter
- Ultrasonic flow measurement
- Contrapropagating meter
- Axial meter
- Correlation meter
- Deflection (drift) meter
- Doppler meter
- Noise-type meter
- Open channels
- Nuclear magnetic resonance flowmeter
- Hot-wire anemometer
- Laser-based flow sensing
- Laser-Doppler velocimeter
- Particle-image velocimeter
- Computer data acquisition and processing
- Accuracy of measurement
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The determination of the volume or mass of a fluid—either a liquid or a gas—that passes through a pipe, duct, or open channel during a specified time interval.
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