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Monomode Fibre Optic Vortex Shedding Flowmeter
Author(s): P.Akhavan Leilabady; J.D. C. Jones; A. D. Kersey; M. Corke; D. A. Jackson
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Paper Abstract

The use of a monomode optical fibre sensing element in the measurement of flow velocities by an interferometric technique is described. The operating principle is the flow induced oscillation of the fibre caused by vortex shedding.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1984
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0514, 2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84, (12 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.945055
Show Author Affiliations
P.Akhavan Leilabady, University of Kent (U.K.)
J.D. C. Jones, University of Kent (U.K.)
A. D. Kersey, University of Kent (U.K.)
M. Corke, University of Kent (U.K.)
D. A. Jackson, University of Kent (U.K.)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0514:
2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84
Ralf Th. Kersten; Rainer Kist, Editor(s)

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