Experiment #1 - Pitot Tube

Experiment #1 - Pitot Tube - ME 323 Lab Report Experiment...

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Unformatted text preview: ME 323 Lab Report Experiment #1 Pitot-Static Tube September 21, 2007 Submitted by: John Luff Submitted to: Dr. Perwez Kalim Division of Engineering and Physics Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Abstract A team consisting of five members conducted an experiment using a pitot tube, wind tunnel, and a hand held protractor. The purpose of the experiment is to measure flow velocity and determine the sensitivity of a Pitot-static tube to flow misalignment. From the experiment it can be concluded that at greater angles the pitot-tubes ability to measure pressure decreases. Experimental Data & Procedure Table 1 Angle (Degrees) Total Pressure (Inches of Water) Total Pressure (Psi) Static Pressure (Inches of Water) Static Pressure (Psi)-20 1.17 0.04212-0.17-0.00612-15 1.22 0.04392-0.1-0.0036-10 1.25 0.045-0.08-0.00288-8 1.27 0.04572-0.07-0.00252-6 1.3 0.0468-0.05-0.0018-4 1.29 0.04644-0.04-0.00144-2 1.36 0.04896-0.03-0.00108 1.34 0.04824 2 1.36 0.04896-0.03-0.00108 4 1.37 0.04932-0.04-0.00144 6 1.38 0.04968-0.05-0.0018 8 1.29 0.04644-0.12-0.00432 10 1.36 0.04896-0.08-0.00288 15 1.29 0.04644-0.17-0.00612 20 1.07 0.03852-0.23-0.00828 Table 2 Static Ring Pressure 60 MPH 1.45 Static Ring Pressure Total Pressure Static Pressure Dynamic pressure 30 MPH 0.8 0.78-0.02 0.8 2 In order to obtain the results in tables 1 and 2 the team conducted the following procedure:...
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ME 321 taught by Professor Dr.kalim during the Fall '06 term at Wilkes.

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Experiment #1 - Pitot Tube - ME 323 Lab Report Experiment...

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