Fundamentals of Temperature, Pressure, and Flow Measurements by Robert P. BenedictFundamentals of Temperature, Pressure, and Flow Measurements by Robert P. Benedict

Fundamentals of Temperature, Pressure, and Flow Measurements

byRobert P. Benedict, Xvi Benedict

Hardcover | July 16, 1984

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ROBERT P. BENEDICT is a Fellow Mechanical Engineer with the Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University. After serving as a fighterbomber pilot in the CBI Theater from 1942 to 1946, he received his BME from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1951, and his MS from Cornell Univ...
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Title:Fundamentals of Temperature, Pressure, and Flow MeasurementsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 9.65 × 6.34 × 1.22 inPublished:July 16, 1984Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471893838

ISBN - 13:9780471893837

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Table of Contents

TEMPERATURE AND ITS MEASUREMENT.

Early Attempts to Measure Degrees of Heat.

The Air Thermometer.

Thermodynamic Viewpoints of Temperature.

The International Practical Temperature Scale.

Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers.

Resistance Thermometry.

Thermoelectric Thermometry.

Optical Pyrometry.

Calibration of Temperature Sensors.

Uncertainties and Statistics.

Temperature Measurement in Moving Fluids.

Installation Effects on Temperature Sensors.

Transient Temperature Measurement.

PRESSURE AND ITS MEASUREMENT.

The Concepts of Pressure.

Pressure Standards.

Principles of Conventional Pressure Transducers.

Pressure Measurement in Moving Fluids.

Transient Pressure Measurement.

FLOW AND ITS MEASUREMENT.

The Concept of Flow Rate.

Open-Channel Flow.

Theoretical Rates in Closed-Channel Flow.

The Discharge Coefficient.

The Expansion Factor.

Installations and Uncertainties.

Answers to Problems.

Solutions to Problems.