Total temperature measurements in a shock tunnel facility

Buttsworth, David R. and Jacobs, Peter A. (1998) Total temperature measurements in a shock tunnel facility. In: AFMC 1998: 13th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 13-18 Dec 1998, Melbourne, Australia.

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A fast-response total temperature probe relying on transient heat flux measurements at different surface temperatures has been developed. The technique has been used previously in relatively low temperature facilities using thin film gauges, but has now been extended using rubbed junction thermocouple gauges in order to access higher flow total temperatures and more abrasive flow conditions. Construction, calibration, and operation of the probe are discussed. The utility of the probe is demonstrated through measurements of the time-resolved total temperature variations within a small shock tunnel facility.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:55
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2018 05:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: heat flux; temperature sensor; thermocouple
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091501 Computational Fluid Dynamics
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091504 Fluidisation and Fluid Mechanics
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091502 Computational Heat Transfer
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering

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