G5. Installation effects

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Correct installation of your flow meter is extremely important for accurate measurement results. It is important to be aware of the basic behavior of an insertion probe, and which factors influence the total measurement uncertainty. In the document on this page, some major factors that influence measurement accuracy are discussed. It also provides usefull tips on what you can do to optimize the performance of your insertion flow meter in the field. Topics discussed in the article are:

  • Definitions of accuracy, precision and total measurement uncertainty
  • Pressurized calibration process of VPInstruments
  • Different pipe diameters
  • Flow profile effects
  • Depth and blockage effects
  • Alignment effects
  • Temperature effects

Please refer to the following document for more information: Installation effects 

Updated on March 2, 2020

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