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Publication Citation: Laboratory Primary Standards

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Author(s): John D. Wright;
Title: Laboratory Primary Standards
Published: April 01, 2000
Abstract: Commonly used primary calibration techniques for the measurement of liquid and gas flows are described. The techniques described include: static gravimetric and dynamic gravimetric methods for both gases and liquids, liquid piston displacement provers, gast piston provers, gas bell provers, the liquid displacement method for gas flow measurement, pressure-volume-temperature-time standards, rate of rise systems, and primary flow meters. The significant components of uncertainity and typical uncertainty levels for the various methods are discussed.
Citation: Flow Measurement
Publisher: ISA, Research Triangle Park, NC
Keywords: calibration;flow measurement;flow standard;gravimetric;primary flow standard;prover;volumetric
Research Areas: Flow, Pressure & Vacuum, Measurement Standards
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