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Characterization of a Controlled-Clearance Piston Gauge Using the Heydemann-Welch Model

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Author(s)

T Kobata, James W. Schmidt, Douglas A. Olson

Abstract

A study on the characterization of a controlled-clearance piston gauge was performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The characterization covers the pressure range from 37.5 MPa to 288 MPa, at jacket pressures up to 76 MPa. In this study, the Heydemann-Welch model was used to define the controlled-clearance piston gauge as a primary pressure gauge. The parameters needed for the model were determined form the measurements, and the characteristics of the controlled-clearance gauge were evaluated along with their unceratinty. After the characterization of the controlled-clearance piston gauge, a transfer piston gauge was calibrated againtst the primary piston gauge. The procedure and results of the characterization and calibration are described in this paper.
Proceedings Title
Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Annual Conference | 41st | | SICE
Volume
Pt. 2
Conference Dates
August 1, 2002
Conference Location
Osaka, 1, JA
Conference Title
Society of Instrument and Control Engineering

Keywords

calibration, controlled clearance piston gauge, cross-float, Heydemann-Welch method, high pressure, piston gauge, pressure measurement, primary standard

Citation

Kobata, T. , Schmidt, J. and Olson, D. (2002), Characterization of a Controlled-Clearance Piston Gauge Using the Heydemann-Welch Model, Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Annual Conference | 41st | | SICE, Osaka, 1, JA (Accessed December 7, 2023)
Created July 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021