Ultrasonic methods for determining flows and velocity fields
4Jtech, Ltd., Ringhofferova 115/1, 15521 Prague, Czech Republic
2 Fafulty of Agriculture, Dep. Of Agricultural Machinery and Services, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Branisovska 1645/31a, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic.
3 Faculty of Mechanical Enginnering, Dep. Of Power Equipment, Technical University in Liberec, Studentska 1402/2, 46117 Liberec 1, Czech Republic
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Published online: 11 July 2022
This paper introduces research and development of a modern non-invasive device for determining flows and velocity fields. This device is based on the ultrasonic method. The measured fluid flow is surrounded by appropriate ultrasonic transmitters and receivers, which communicate with each other. A physical principle of this method consists in an interaction of sound waves with a flow, which generates a certain delay in sound waves transmission. The found quantity is thus time delay. The device is being designed as a flowmeter and with advanced and extended postprocessing as a tomograph, which reconstructs a 3D vector field for big volumes. This whole process requires the following: development of an appropriate design of the ultrasonic flowmeter and tomograph, testing the signal transfer and also various postprocessing methods on a measurement accuracy, building of a special verification experimental equipment and building of an electronic device as a control unit and data acquisition system.
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