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NIST/BFRL CALIBRATION SYSTEM FOR HEAT-FLUX GAGES

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Author(s)

William M. Pitts, James R. Lawson, John R. Shields

Abstract

This report of test describes a heat-flux gage calibration system that was developed at the National Bureau of Standards during the 1970s. It is based on a commercial radiant heater incorporating a tungsten lamp and elliptical mirror. A kaleidoscope flux redistributor is used to improve the uniformity of the heat flux distribution at the gage surface. The results of recent calibrations for ten heat flux gages are compared with calibrations supplied by the gage manufacturer.
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Keywords

heat flux, measuring instruments, calibrating

Citation

Pitts, W. , Lawson, J. and Shields, J. (2001), NIST/BFRL CALIBRATION SYSTEM FOR HEAT-FLUX GAGES, Other, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=910735 (Accessed July 19, 2024)

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Created August 6, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017