Calibration Systems and Turbine-Type Flow Transducers for Cryogenic Flow Measurements

  • R. L. Bucknell
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 8)


In rocket engine development, it is not unusual to require accuracies or precisions beyond the capabilities of existing measurement techniques. This need for improved measurements has been the underlying motive for the development of various cryogenic flow calibration systems. This paper will discuss the Pratt’& Whitney Aircraft liquid-hydrogen and liquid-oxygen flow calibration systems and will review performance characteristics of the turbine-type flowmeters that have been tested.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Bucknell
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  1. 1.Division of United Aircraft CorporationPratt & Whitney AircraftWest Palm BeachUSA

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