Simulation study of an ultrasonic transit time flowmeter based on Golay codes

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UMIST , Manchester
StatementTong Deng ; supervised by P.A. Payne.
ContributionsPayne, P. A., DIAS.
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Open LibraryOL17306293M

A transit-time ultrasonic flowmeter has both a sender and a receiver. It sends two ultrasonic signals across a pipe at an angle – one with the flow and one against the flow.

The meter then measures the “transit time” of each signal. When the ultrasonic signal travels with the flow, it travels faster than when it travels against the flow. Transit Time flow meter measure the time it takes for an ultrasonic signal transmitted from one transducer to cross a pipe and be received by a second transducer.

Upstream and downstream time measurements are compared. With no flow, the transit time would be equal in both directions. Study of acoustic transducer protrusion and recess effects on ultrasonic flowmeter measurement by numerical simulation Article in Flow Measurement and Instrumentation 22(5)– October.

Today's most popular technology of ultrasonic flow measurement is based on the transit-time principle. In this paper, a numerical simulation technique applicable to the analysis of transit-time.

Difference between Transit time and Doppler Ultrasonic Flow Meter Doppler and transit time are two very popular types of flow meter for non-invasive measurement of flow in full pipes. These technologies are often confused, because they are both ultrasonic, and both measure flow by using sensors clamped onto the outside of a pipe.

This work focuses on the analysis, optimization, simulation, and the performance testing of one main component of such a measurement system - a new ultrasonic transit-time gas flowmeter for dynamically measuring the exhaust gas mass flow.

This flowmeter, used in combination with fast gas analyzer benches, facilitates the optimization and. A microcomputer-based ultrasonic gas flowmeter with transit-time method is presented. Modules of the flowmeter are designed systematically, including the acoustic path arrangement, ultrasound emission and reception module, transit-time measurement module, the software and so by: completed, the transit time (T ba) of an ultrasonic signal traveling against the flow is measured from Transducer B to Transducer A.

When there is no flow the transit time is equal in both directions and the measured time of flight difference them (T ab T ba) is zero. Thus with flow the transit time of theFile Size: KB.

Overview: Transit Time Ultrasonic Flowmeter: A pair (or pairs) of transducers, each having its own transmitter and receiver, are placed on the pipe wall, one (set) on the upstream and the other (set) on the downstream.

The time for acoustic waves to travel from the upstream transducer to the downstream transducer t d is shorter than the time it reqires for the same waves to travel from the.

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Description Simulation study of an ultrasonic transit time flowmeter based on Golay codes PDF

They will make you ♥ Physics. Recommended for you. Ultrasonic flow meters are a non-contact means of measuring flow velocity. They are clamp-on devices that attach to the exterior of the pipe and enable measurement of corrosive liquids without damage to sensors.

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The two types of ultrasonic flow meters, Doppler and transit time, each function by way of two different technologies. Universal transit Time Ultrasonic Flowmeter. The SL is a universal transit-time flowmeter that has been designed using FPGA chip and low-voltage broadband pulse transmission.

Learn More. Ultrasonic flowmeters use sound waves to determine the velocity of a fluid flowing in a pipe. At no flow conditions, the frequencies of an ultrasonic wave. Ultrasonic Flowmeter Study Overview Flow Research has completed a new market study on the worldwide ultrasonic flowmeter market.

The study was conducted by Flow Research. One goal of the study was to determine the size of the ultrasonic flowmeter market inand to. An ultrasonic transit-time flowmeter and a method for detecting a failure in an ultrasonic transit-time flowmeter are provided.

The flowmeter includes a first ultrasonic transducer and a second ultrasonic transducer, wherein the transducers each are configured to transmit and receive signals, wherein the signals are transmitted between the transducers and measurements of transit-times of the Cited by: 3.

ultrasonic flowmeter was introduced at this Symposium in by Smalling et al. Applications have grown rapidly in recent years as more people became aware of and confident in the performance of transit time ultrasonic flowmeters. Besides spanning temperatures between the File Size: 1MB.

Select FSSC for the following pipes: PP pipe with a thickness of 15 mm or more PVDF pipe with a thickness of 9 mm or more ; Metal pipes with coating, pipes rusting inside, pipes lined with coal tar epoxy, Teflon, mortar, or rubber, or other pipes through which the ultrasonic wave is hard to pass.

An ultrasonic flow meter is a type of flow meter that measures the velocity of a fluid with ultrasound to calculate volume flow. Using ultrasonic transducers, the flow meter can measure the average velocity along the path of an emitted beam of ultrasound, by averaging the difference in measured transit time between the pulses of ultrasound propagating into and against the direction of the flow.

Transit-time Ultrasonic Flow Meter A typical transit-time flow measurement system utilizes two ultrasonic transducers that function as both ultrasonic transmitter and receiver. The flow meter operates by alternately transmitting and receiving a burst of sound energy between the two transducers and measuring the transit time that it takes for.

The ultrasonic flow meter is designed to measure the velocity of liquid within a closed conduit. It uses the well-know transit-time measurement principle, plus our proprietary signal processing and ultrasonic transceiving technologies.

As shown in Figure 1, the utilizes a pair of ultrasonic transducers which are mounted on the pipe. The EESIFLO Sonalok X 80 and 81 are products from the series generation of flow meters certified to ATEX Zone 1 and 2, suitable for installation on all types of sonically conductive pipes containing water.

This output (Q) is actually a flow rate based on volume-per-hour, and is used to provide input to the flow computer. A is the cross-sectional area of the meter. In summary, some key points to keep in mind about the operation of an ultrasonic meter are: • The measurement of transit time, both upstream and downstream, is the primary function of the.

Answer: The TTFM Transit Time Flowmeter is designed for flow measurement of clean, non-aerated liquids in full pipes.

Details Simulation study of an ultrasonic transit time flowmeter based on Golay codes PDF

High concentrations of solids or gas bubbles (>2% by volume) will attenuate sound and the Transit Time ultrasonic signal may not be able to cross the pipe. A theory of transit time ultrasonic flowmeters for clean fluids is developed from the equations of fluid mechanics applied simultaneously to the fluid and the sound vibrations.

These equations are linearized (weak sound) and use is made of the electroacoustic reciprocity theorem to give a relation between the voltages and currents at the Cited by: A typical transit-time ultrasonic flow meter system utilizes two transducers that function as both ultrasonic transmitter and receiver.

The flow meter operates by alternately transmitting and receiving a burst of sound energy between the two transducers and measuring the transit time that it takes for sound to travel between the two transducers. DXN Portable Ultrasonic Flow Meters. The DXN is simply the best option for your next portable Ultrasonic flow measuring application, with true hybrid transit time and Doppler operation, an expandable 1GB data logger that takes readings over times a second, and the ability to store site-specific parameters using plain English site descriptions.

Ultrasonic Transit Time Difference Flowmeter Model Alsonic-DSPPL GENERAL ALSONIC DSPPL series is a portable, transit-time ultrasonic flowmeter, with clamp-on transducers for non-invasive liquid measurement. Our Alsonic-DSP uses patented "fine time measurement technology" ultrasonic beam that can measure at picot-seconds time resolution enabling.

Ultrasonic flowmeters are based on Doppler or Transit-time phenomena. The Doppler flowmeter indicates only flow velocity and depends on other variables in addition to the particle speed, for example, distribution of blood cells within the vessel and transducer beam angle (Beldi et.

Numerical Simulation of Transit-Time Ultrasonic Flowmeters by a Direct Approach. Luca A, Marchiano R, Chassaing JC. This paper deals with the development of a computational code for the numerical simulation of wave propagation through domains with a complex geometry consisting in Cited by: Transit Time Flowmeter with Clamp-on Ultrasonic Transducers Measures Flow from the Outside of Metal and Plastic Pipes The TTFM Transit Time Flowmeter works by measuring the “transit time” or “time of flight” for ultrasonic sound pulses transmitted from one transducer to Size: KB.

However, Transit-Time test measurements were successful using the FM, Sonic-Pro hybrid transit time flow meter which can function using either the Doppler or Transit Time measurement methods. The Sonic-Pro transit time flow meter was also able to measure and display the sound speed of the fluid which, due to the contaminants, was.

Hybrid Ultrasonic Flowmeter Doppler technology is used to measure the flow rate of liquids with particulate and/or bubbles suspended in it. Transit time technology is used for clean liquids OMEGA’s FDH-1 Series hybrid ultrasonic flowmeter allows customers to select between doppler and transit time technology with a single instrument.SL Industrial Transit Time Flowmeter by SiteLab The SL from SiteLab Industrial Transit Time Flowmeter incorporates the latest developments in digital signal processing to deliver highly accurate and repeatable flow measurement for a wide variety of liquids and pipe sizes.This transit-time ultrasonic flowmeter easily mounts to the outside of pipes to measure the flow rates of liquids.

The flowmeter consists of a clamp on sensor and an ultrasonic flow converter. The sensor is constructed of polycarbonate with an aluminum cover that is weatherproof, and protects against aggressive vapors, direct sunlight, dust.