Liquid-Hydrogen Flowmeter Calibration Facility

  • H. L. Minkin
  • H. F. Hobart
  • I. Warshawsky
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 7)


Measurement of the flow of liquid hydrogen is important in the research and development associated with advanced rocket engines of chemical or nuclear types. The frequent use of liquid hydrogen at temperatures near its boiling point, as well as the unusually low density and viscosity of the liquid, accentuates the need for accurate experimental determination of the suitability of various liquid-hydrogen flowmeter designs. This need led to development of the facility to be described.


Test Section Discharge Coefficient Liquid Hydrogen Supply Tank Sight Glass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. L. Minkin
    • 1
  • H. F. Hobart
    • 1
  • I. Warshawsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Lewis Research CenterNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationClevelandUSA

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