0
TECHNICAL BRIEFS

A High Pressure Differential Manometer

[+] Author and Article Information
S. C. Barnett, T. W. Jackson, R. H. Whitsides

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.

J. Heat Transfer 85(2), 180-181 (May 01, 1963) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3686049 History: Received October 15, 1962

Abstract

A unique manometer has been designed and successfully used to measure pressure drops of a few millimeters of mercury at static pressures up to 10,000 psia. The manometer, which utilizes a column of water and mercury, is a primary standard because the mercury surface is visible at all times. It is designed for static pressures up to 20,000 psi; however, very minor revisions would make the manometer suitable for pressures up to 50,000 psi. A description of the manometer and pertinent equations is included.

Copyright © 1963 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In