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Aperture Proximity Effects in High Heat Flux Sensors Calibration

Published

Author(s)

A V. Murthy, Benjamin K. Tsai, Robert D. Saunders

Abstract

In transfer calibration of heat flux sensors, a correction for the irradiance distribution across the sensing area may be required when the sensing areas of reference and test sensors are different. A method to calculate this correction using well known equations for the configuration factors is presented. Also, estimates of the correction for test conditions corresponding to the transfer calibration technique in use at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are given.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
103 No. 6

Keywords

calibration, heat flux, radiation, sensors

Citation

Murthy, A. , Tsai, B. and Saunders, R. (1998), Aperture Proximity Effects in High Heat Flux Sensors Calibration, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed July 12, 2024)

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Created October 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021