Orifice Plates and Venturi Tubes

  • Michael┬áReader-Harris

Part of the Experimental Fluid Mechanics book series (FLUID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  14. Back Matter
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About this book


This book gives the background to differential-pressure flow measurement and goes through the requirements explaining the reason for them. For those who want to use an orifice plate or a Venturi tube the standard ISO 5167 and its associated Technical Reports give the instructions required.  However, they rarely tell the users why they should follow certain instructions.  This book helps users of the ISO standards for orifice plates and Venturi tubes to understand the reasons why the standards are as they are, to apply them effectively, and to understand the consequences of deviations from the standards.


ISO 5167 Standards ISO/TC 30 Nozzle Tappings Orifice Discharge Coefficient Orifice Expansibility Factor Orifice Plates with Drain Holes Venturi Tube Discharge Wet-gas meters

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael┬áReader-Harris
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  1. 1.NELGlasgowUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-16879-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-16880-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1613-222X
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-9510
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