Matsiev , L (2005) Environmental control system fluid sensing system and method. G01N 3/56; G01N 19/02; GO1N 11/10; GO1N 33/487; GO1N 11/00; GO1N 11/16; F25B 49/00.
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A sensor system and method for analyzing a fluid contained within an environmental control system, comprising the steps of providing a system including a passage for containing a thermal change fluid; placing a sensor including a mechanical resonator in the passage; operating the resonator to have at least a portion thereof translate through the fluid; and monitoring the response of the resonator to the fluid in the passage. A preferred sensor includes a tuning fork resonator.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sensors ; fluid properties ; density ; viscosity ; resonator ; tuning fork|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
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|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||25 Oct 2012 16:33|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2013 16:37|
|Identification Number:||G01N 3/56; G01N 19/02; GO1N 11/10; GO1N 33/487; GO1N 11/00; GO1N 11/16; F25B 49/00|
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