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Title: Low volume flow meter

Abstract

The low flow monitor provides a means for determining if a fluid flow meets a minimum threshold level of flow. The low flow monitor operates with a minimum of intrusion by the flow detection device into the flow. The electrical portion of the monitor is externally located with respect to the fluid stream which allows for repairs to the monitor without disrupting the flow. The electronics provide for the adjustment of the threshold level to meet the required conditions. The apparatus can be modified to provide an upper limit to the flow monitor by providing for a parallel electronic circuit which provides for a bracketing of the desired flow rate.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (East Windsor, NJ)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Princeton, NJ
OSTI Identifier:
868812
Patent Number(s):
5218346
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) PPPL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03073
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
volume; flow; meter; monitor; provides; means; determining; fluid; meets; minimum; threshold; level; operates; intrusion; detection; device; electrical; portion; externally; located; respect; stream; allows; repairs; disrupting; electronics; provide; adjustment; meet; required; conditions; apparatus; modified; upper; limit; providing; parallel; electronic; circuit; bracketing; desired; rate; desired flow; flow meter; detection device; electronic circuit; threshold level; fluid stream; flow rate; fluid flow; volume flow; flow monitor; /340/73/

Citation Formats

Meixler, Lewis D. Low volume flow meter. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Meixler, Lewis D. Low volume flow meter. United States.
Meixler, Lewis D. Fri . "Low volume flow meter". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868812.
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abstractNote = {The low flow monitor provides a means for determining if a fluid flow meets a minimum threshold level of flow. The low flow monitor operates with a minimum of intrusion by the flow detection device into the flow. The electrical portion of the monitor is externally located with respect to the fluid stream which allows for repairs to the monitor without disrupting the flow. The electronics provide for the adjustment of the threshold level to meet the required conditions. The apparatus can be modified to provide an upper limit to the flow monitor by providing for a parallel electronic circuit which provides for a bracketing of the desired flow rate.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1993},
month = {1}
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