Research Papers

Tests on Deflection of Flat Oval Bourdon Tubes

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G. Kardos

Aviation Electric Limited, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

J. Basic Eng 81(4), 645-650 (Dec 01, 1959) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4008580 History: Received March 05, 1958; Published December 01, 1959; Online February 20, 2019


To fill the gap in knowledge of Bourdon tube deflection data, the method and results of tests on 70 varied flat oval Bourdon tubes are given. The results are compared against published design data. The results are evaluated to determine the function of the deflection with respect to geometric parameters.

Copyright © 1959 by ASME
Topics: Deflection , Design
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