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Viscous effects on pitot tubes at low speeds

F. A. MacMillan

Viscous effects on pitot tubes at low speeds

by F. A. MacMillan

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Published by Aeronautical Research Council, Fluid Motion Sub-committee. in [England] .
Written in English


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Statementby F.A. MacMillan.
The Physical Object
Pagination[9]p.
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Open LibraryOL13954092M

And something else that it depends on is the speed with which you drag the lid. So the faster I pull the lid, well, the faster I'm gonna be pulling this water, the bigger that force which means the bigger the viscous force, which was proportional to the speed as well. It's inversely proportional to .   Nice low-speed & pretty cheap Pitot-Static Probe. first 90deg bend. Then, I very carefully dremel off the outer casing about 1" from the 90deg bend, leaving the inner pitot tube in tact. Then, I take a piece of scrap pitot tubing from the discarded end (may have to dremel a section off to get the tube from inside) and stuff this end.

I figured I'd ask if anyone knows of a good cookbook reference for quantifying the impact damage to a pitot tube has on the accuracy, for slow speed (under kts) aircraft. This is a personal investigation. I have googled this, and found a lot of selection guides and design data.   While accuracy and rangeability are relatively low, pitot tubes are simple, reliable, inexpensive, and suited for a variety of environmental conditions, including extremely high temperatures and a wide range of pressures. The pitot tube is an inexpensive alternative to an orifice plate.

it is a commonly quoted effect of pitot size in low-speed flow. For example, Young and Maas ~ took measurements with circular pitot-tubes in the wake of an aerofoil at a wind speed of 60 ft/sec and found that decreasing the tube diameter displaced the main body of the profile in a positive.   The pitot tube is a classic fluid dynamic sensor named for its inventor, Henri Pitot, who in the 18th century developed it to measure the speed of rivers and canals in France.


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Viscous effects on pitot tubes at low speeds by F. A. MacMillan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Viscous Effects on Flattened Pitot Tubes at Low Speeds - Volume 58 Issue - F. MacmillanCited by:   Macmillan, F. Viscous Effects on Flattened Pitot Tubes at Low l of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Vol.

58, Issue. p. Cited by:   The influence of low Reynolds Number viscous effects on blunt nose stagnation pressure is investigated analytically for near‐continuum hypersonic ideal gas flows around cooled bodies. It is shown that normal stress within the boundary layer acts to slightly increase stagnation pressure but that the usually‐neglected pressure slip at the wall introduces a significant opposing effect when Author: George R.

Inger. Pitot tube is a useful, commonly used flow anemometer • Viscous effects cause C p ≠1 when Red low Re flows. • Data for diameter ratios from to considered in this by: 8. The constant C, known as the Pitot tube coefficient, is a factor which corrects for the fact that not all fluid incident on the end of the tube will be brought to rest: a proportion will slip around it according to the design of the calculated v, the volume flow rate can then be calculated by multiplying v by the cross-sectional area of the flow pipe, A.

MacMillan F A Viscous effects on Pitot tubes at low speeds J. Aero. Soc. 58 Crossref MacMillan F A Experiments on Pitot tubes in shear flow Ministry of Supply, Aero. Res. Council R & M M acMillan F A Viscous effects on Pitot tubes at low speeds. Aero. Soc. 58 –9. M acMillan F A Experiments on Pitot tubes in shear flow.

Mi nistry of Supply, Aero. Res. Cite this article. Hikhailova, N.P., Repik, E.U. Influence of viscosity on the readings of very small flattened pitot tubes at low flow velocities.

Effect of the viscosity on the readings of total-head tubes with small velocities of the flow. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite Reston, VA The custom S-type Pitot tube system resolved pressure differences of low response time of similar to s despite the.

The Flow past a Pitot Tube at Low. Reynolds Numbers Part I., The Numerical Solution of the Navier-Stokes Equations for Steady Viscous Axi-symmetric Flow Part II. The Effects of Viscosity and Orifice Size on a Pitot Tube at Low Reynolds Numbers By W. LESTER. David explains the Venturi effect and the role and function of Pitot tubes.

David explains the Venturi effect and the role and function of Pitot tubes. So this speeds up in here.

So this is bigger, this quantity here. But we know the whole thing equals this side. So if this term increased, that means that the pressure's got to decrease so.

Pitot-Static tubes appear to be insensitive to isotropic turbulence, which is the most common type. Under some conditions of high intensity, large scale turbulence, could make the angle of attack at a probe vary over a wide range.

During his studies, he published several papers: in the Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society, "Viscous effects on Pitot tubes at low speeds"; in the Aeronautical Journal, "Viscous effects on flattened Pitot tubes at low speeds"; and in the Journal of Scientific Instruments, "Liquid manometers with high sensitivity and small time-lag".

Viscous Effects on Cooled Pitot Tubes in Hypersonic Low Reynolds Number Flows George R. Inger Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Vol. 19, No. 4 October A pitot tube can be used to measure fluid flow velocity by converting the kinetic energy in a fluid flow to potential energy.

The principle is based on the Bernoulli Equation where each term of the equation can be interpreted as pressure. p + 1/2 ρ v 2 + ρ g h = p + 1/2 ρ v 2 + γ. For this calculation, speed of the air in the wind tunnel V0 can be measured using a Pitot-static tube or similar device and air density can be calculated by applying the ideal gas law using measured values of temperature andpressure.

Types of drag Form drag. Pitot tubes are used to measure the velocity of a fluid moving through a pipe by taking advantage of the fact that the velocity at the height of the bend in the tube (stagnation point) is zero. Some kinetic energy density of the fluid flowing through the pipe is converted into pressure, resulting in a change in manometer height.

Kele carries differential pressure air velocity sensors, velocity transmitters and pitot tubes ready to ship out today. Also available center averaging flow probe kits, sail switches and low. Pitot-Static tubes, which are also called Prandtl tubes, are used on aircraft as speedometers.

The actual tube on the aircraft is around 10 inches (25 centimeters) long with a 1/2 inch (1 centimeter) diameter. Several small holes are drilled around the outside of the tube and a center hole is drilled down the axis of the tube.Averaging Pitot tube is a multiport self averaging flow meter.

It is a primary element for flow measurement of gas, liquid, vapour in pipelines and ducts based on the principle of measurement of differential pressure created when an obstruction is placed .In practice Pitot tubes used in the field are not standard Pitot tubes, and it is necessary to calibrate them against a reference standard Pitot tube.

Equation 2 is modified to add an additional term, the calibration factor, which is used to relate a non-ideal Pitot tube to an Γ ideal (Standard, L-Type) Pitot.