Measurement Techniques

, Volume 60, Issue 10, pp 998–1002 | Cite as

A Method of Determining the Level of Dielectric Liquids from the Parameters of a Model of a Capacitance Fuel Level Sensor


A method of determining the level of dielectric liquids from the parameters of a model of a capacitance level sensor and a model of a communication line is considered. The proposed method may be used to eliminate the influence of faults in the communication line on the results of a determination of the fueling level of a tank and increase the reliability with which this level is determined. Requirements imposed on a capacitance level sensor and the communication line are described. Analytic expressions for determining the parameters of a level sensor and the communication line as well as the components of the error in the determination of the fueling level are presented.


fueling level sensor parameters of level sensor alternating current dielectric permittivity capacitance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation EnergiyaKorolevRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Institute of Electronics and MathematicsNational Research University Higher School of Economics (MIEM HSE)MoscowRussia

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