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Search Publications by John D. Wright

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Reproducibility of Liquid Micro-Flow Measurements

Author(s)
John D. Wright, James W. Schmidt
New applications in biology, medicine, and manufacturing require reliable measurements of liquid flows smaller than 100 υL/min. NIST addressed this requirement

Improving Measurement for Smokestack Emissions - Workshop Summary

Author(s)
Rodney A. Bryant, Aaron N. Johnson, John D. Wright, Tamae M. Wong, James R. Whetstone, Michael R. Moldover, Iosif I. Shinder, Scott Swiggard, Chris Gunning, David Elam, Tom Martz, Eric Harman, David Nuckols, Liang Zhang, Woong Kang, Salvator Vigil
The complex flow conditions inherent in power plant smokestacks make accurate flow measurements challenging, which in turn limits the accuracy of hazardous

Errors in Rate of Rise Gas Flow Measurements from Flow Work

Author(s)
John D. Wright, Aaron N. Johnson, Gina M. Kline, Michael R. Moldover
The rate of rise (RoR) method measures the time rate of change of the mass of gas in a collection volume as it is filled via a flow meter under test. The mass

Micro-Flow Calibration Facility at NIST

Author(s)
James W. Schmidt, John D. Wright
The Fluid Metrology Group (FMG) at NIST is developing a primary, dynamic gravimetric liquid flow standard for use in the range 1 mL/min to 100 nL/min (and

Thermal Effects on Critical Flow Venturis

Author(s)
John D. Wright, Aaron N. Johnson, Michael R. Moldover, Woong Kang, Liang Zhang
Critical flow venturis (CFVs) are widely used as working and transfer standards for gas flow measurement because of their long-term calibration stability (5 (e

Microwave Determination of the Volume of a Pressure Vessel

Author(s)
Michael R. Moldover, James W. Schmidt, Keith A. Gillis, James B. Mehl, John D. Wright
Using microwave techniques that are scalable to very large volumes, we measured the interior volume of a 0.3 m3, commercially-manufactured, pressure vessel with

Liquid Piston Prover Uncertainty Analysis Spreadsheet

Author(s)
John D. Wright, Aaron N. Johnson, Jodie G. Pope
This publication is a spreadsheet that calculates the mass and volume flow uncertainty for a piston prover liquid flow standard based on user inputs of

Performance of Coriolis Meters in Transient Gas Flows

Author(s)
Jodie G. Pope, John D. Wright
NIST evaluated the instantaneous and totalized flow measured by two commercial coriolis meters under transient flow, pressure, and temperature conditions using

Improved Nozzle Manifold for Gas Flow Calibrations

Author(s)
Aaron N. Johnson, Chunhui Li, John D. Wright, Gina M. Kline, Christopher J. Crowley
We developed a new nozzle manifold that reduced the uncertainty of flow calibrations from 0.09 % to as low as 0.074 % for flows of air up to 0.84 kg/s (43 000 L

Calibration of Laminar Flow Meters for Process Gases

Author(s)
John D. Wright, Thiago Cobu, Robert F. Berg, Michael R. Moldover
We calibrated three models of commercially-manufactured, laminar flow meters (LFMs) at four pressures (100 kPa, 200 kPa, 300 kPa, and 400 kPa) with five gases