3. Flow Sensors

  1. Pavel Ripka and
  2. Alois Tipek
  1. R. Meylaers,
  2. F. Peeters,
  3. M. Peetermans and
  4. L. Indesteege

Published Online: 5 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612231.ch3

Modern Sensors Handbook

Modern Sensors Handbook

How to Cite

Meylaers, R., Peeters, F., Peetermans, M. and Indesteege, L. (2007) Flow Sensors, in Modern Sensors Handbook (eds P. Ripka and A. Tipek), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612231.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781905209668

Online ISBN: 9780470612231



  • bernoulli equation;
  • practical installation;
  • dall tube;
  • turbine flow meter;
  • positive displacement


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Flow measurements based on the principle of difference in pressure

  • Flow measurements based on variable passage

  • Turbine flow meter

  • The mechanical flow meter (positive displacement)

  • Magnetic flow meter

  • The vortex flow meter

  • Ultrasonic flow meter

  • Coriolis mass flow meters

  • Flow measurements for solid substances

  • Flow measurement for open channels with weirs

  • Choice and comparison of flow measurements

  • Bibliography

  • Website references