ME345_Lecture_39 - instrument to measure the pressure...

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M E 345 Spring 2008 Professor John M. Cimbala Lecture 39 04/21/2008 Today, we will : Finish reviewing the pdf module: Pressure Measurement Do some example problems – pressure measurement Discuss some additional items not in the pdf notes: hydraulic jacks, tire gages, strain gage pressure cells, McLeod gages, calibration of pressure transducers, etc. Example Given : A U-tube manometer is used as a differential pressure measurement
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Unformatted text preview: instrument to measure the pressure difference between two tanks. The two tanks are at the same elevation. ( a ) To do : Calculate the pressure difference P B P A for the general case in which A is not the same as B (they are different fluids. ( b ) To do : Simplify for the case in which A = B (they are the same fluid). Solution : P A m A z Manometer Tank A h P B Tank B B...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2008 for the course ME 345 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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