A Comparison of Data-Reduction Methods for a Seven-Hole Probe

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David Sumner

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 57 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5A9 Canada

J. Fluids Eng 124(2), 523-527 (May 28, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1455033 History: Received May 22, 2000; Revised November 21, 2001; Online May 28, 2002
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(a) Flow angle nomenclature; (b) sectoring scheme, based on hole numbers 1 through 7
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Measurement uncertainty, Re=3200: (a) pitch angle; (b) yaw angle. High flow angles: ▪, polynomial curve fit; □, direct interpolation. Low flow angles: ▴, polynomial curve fit; ▵, direct interpolation.
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Measurement uncertainty, Re=3200: (a) total pressure; (b) dynamic pressure. High flow angles: ▪, polynomial curve fit; □, direct interpolation. Low flow angles: ▴, polynomial curve fit; ▵, direct interpolation.
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Reynolds number sensitivity of the seven-hole probe. Calibration at Re=6500 with a 9.0 deg grid spacing. Pitch angle uncertainty (all sectors): ▪, polynomial curve fit; □, direct interpolation. Velocity magnitude uncertainty (all sectors): ▴, polynomial curve fit; ▵, direct interpolation.



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