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ME7163 Experimental Methods in Thermal-Fluid Sciences

Credits: 3.00

The course discusses basic measurement techniques in thermal and flow sciences and a survey of the modern developments in measurement technology, including optical methods. Topics: Planning of experimental programs, calibration, measurement uncertainty, noise, generalized performance characteristics, various devices for measuring mass and volume-flow rate, velocity, pressure, temperature, density and heat flux, computerized data acquisition and statistical analysis.

Prerequisite: ME 6043 or adviser approval.