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A glow discharge anemometer

Lindvall, Frederick C. (1934) A glow discharge anemometer. Electrical Engineering, 53 (7). pp. 1068-1073. ISSN 0095-9197. doi:10.1109/EE.1934.6541796.

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A glow discharge at atmospheric pressure is responsive to air velocity, and may be used as an anemometer. The properties of such a glow are discussed in this paper, and data relating to glow current, voltage, glow length, and air velocity are presented. It is also shown that the glow discharge responds to rapid fluctuations in air velocity and is therefore a practical device for investigating turbulence. A comparison of such an anemometer with the previously used hot wire method is given.

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Additional Information:© 1934 AIEE. Full text of a paper recommended for publication by the A. I. E. E. committee on research, and scheduled for discussion at the A. I. E. E. Pacific Coast convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 3-7, 1934. Manuscript submitted April 23, 1934; released for publication June 4, 1934.
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Official Citation:F. C. Lindvall, "A glow discharge anemometer," in Electrical Engineering, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 1068-1073, July 1934. doi: 10.1109/EE.1934.6541796
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