Effect of Cavitation on the Accuracy of Herschel-Type Venturi Tubes

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F. Numachi

Tōhoku University; Institute of High Speed Mechanics, Tōhoku University, Sendai, Japan

R. Kobayashi

Institute of High Speed Mechanics, Tōhoku University, Sendai, Japan

S. Kamiyama

Tōhoku University, Sendai, Japan

J. Basic Eng 84(3), 351-360 (Sep 01, 1962) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3657320 History: Received July 25, 1961; Online November 04, 2011


Experiments were undertaken to determine the effect of cavitation on the discharge coefficient of venturi tubes of Herschel type, and on additional limitations that must be applied to existing standards governing dimensional proportions of these venturi tubes in order to hold deviations in reading down to within limits allowed by standards.

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