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Digital fiber optic remote gauging system for oil storage tanks with temperature compensation
Author(s): Faji Wang; Lihua Fang; Qing Ye; Zhisheng Yang; Lihua Jing; Zhili He
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Paper Abstract

The digital fiber optic sensing system used for real-time remote measurement of the amount of oil in a tanker is described. The system consists of a fiber optic (FO) interface-temperature complex probe, a driving mechanism for the FO probe, and a microcomputer-based integrated data processing unit. It has been proven by the analogue experiment of the system that the gauging of the amount of oil is accurate within +/- 0.2%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2072, Fiber Optic Physical Sensors in Manufacturing and Transportation, (7 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166847
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Faji Wang, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics (China)
Lihua Fang, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics (China)
Qing Ye, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics (China)
Zhisheng Yang, Jiangxi Petroleum Corp. (China)
Lihua Jing, Jiangxi Petroleum Corp. (China)
Zhili He, Jiangxi Petroleum Corp. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2072:
Fiber Optic Physical Sensors in Manufacturing and Transportation
John W. Berthold III; Richard O. Claus; Michael A. Marcus; Robert S. Rogowski, Editor(s)

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