Flow Measurement Using a Digital Pressure-Time Methodby Charles W. Almquist, TVA, United States,
James F. Kirkpatrick, TVA, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Hydraulic Engineering
Abstract: This paper describes flow measurements performed by TVA's Engineering Laboratory as a part of absolute efficiency measurements of the two units at the Great Falls Hydro Plant. The flow measurements were performed using a digital, computer-based implementation of the pressure-time (Gibson) method. This paper describes implementation of this method, including test procedures, data reduction techniques, and final results.
Subject Headings: Flow measurement | Pressure measurement | Pressurized flow | Data processing | Fluid flow | Computer analysis | Computer software | Federal government
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