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Effect of Magnetic Field Dynamics on Thermocouple Performance



F Shir, Lawrence H. Bennett, C Mavriplis


There are challenges in measuring temperature by thermocouples in a time-dependent magnetic field. Although there is considerable experience of the effect of a steady magnetic field, there is a lack of awareness of the outcome of a varying field on thermocouple performance. We measured the accuracy of the thermocouple response for various operational parameters: frequency of the magnetic field, as well as thermocouple type, length of the thermocouple wire in the field, and magnetic field are given with an example of its application in measuring the magnetocaloric effect.
Instrumentation Science & Technology


magnetic field dynamics, thermocouple performance, time-dependent magnetic field


Shir, F. , Bennett, L. and Mavriplis, C. (2005), Effect of Magnetic Field Dynamics on Thermocouple Performance, Instrumentation Science & Technology (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created January 2, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021