The Concept of Local Euler Number as an Aid for Sizing Pitot Tubes

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by José Roberto Bonilha, UNICAMP Universida de Campinas, Brazil,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering:

Abstract: Correlations with drag coefficients enable determining the relations between the form of Pitot tubes and their velocity coefficients. A numerical example is presented to clear the use of a methodology of analysis which can constitute a helpful tool for designing instruments or checking calibration results.

Subject Headings: Calibration | Correlation | Drag (fluid dynamics) | Numerical analysis | Numerical methods |

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