Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

pRTA (Probe Recovery Temperature Anemometry)

[+] Author Affiliations
Masahiro Ishibashi

Metrology Institute of Japan/AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Paper No. HT-FED2004-56806, pp. 613-618; 6 pages
  • ASME 2004 Heat Transfer/Fluids Engineering Summer Conference
  • Volume 1
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, July 11–15, 2004
  • Conference Sponsors: Heat Transfer Division and Fluids Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4690-3 | eISBN: 0-7918-3740-8
  • Copyright © 2004 by ASME


It is shown that the recovery temperature measured by a thin thermocouple wire inserted in airflow does not depend on the angle of incidence of the flow onto the wire and agrees very well with the theoretical value assuming the recovery factor of the square root of the Prandtl number. This fact allows RTA (Recovery Temperature Anemometry) employing a sensor of various structures; pRTA (probe RTA) is one of the examples where the thermocouple wire is bent at its contact point forming the probe apex. The paper demonstrates that pRTA measures the same flow velocity distributions in a critical nozzle as those by sRTA (streamwise RTA) where a thermocouple wire is settled parallel to the axis of symmetry of the nozzle.

Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Temperature , Probes



Interactive Graphics


Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

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 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