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Mass Flow Sensor

Measure mass flow rate

 

Description

Connections

Variables

Parameters

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Description

The Mass Flow Sensor component is a two-port thermal-fluid component that generates a real signal proportional to the mass flow rate from flowPorta to flowPortb.

Its equations are

y = ρVflow

Qflow=0

Δp=0

Connections

Name

Description

flowPorta

Thermal-fluid flow port

flowPortb

Thermal-fluid flow port

y

Real signal output (in kgs)

Variables

Symbol

Units

Description

Modelica ID

ρ

kgm3

Density of medium

medium.rho

Δp

Pa

Pressure drop from a to b

dp

Qflow

W

Heat exchange with ambient        

Q_flow

Vflow

m3s

Volume flow from a to b

V_flow

Parameters

Symbol

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

medium

fluidMedium

-    

Thermal-Fluid Media

medium

See Also

Thermal Sensors

Thermal Overview

The components described in this topic are from the Modelica Standard Library. To view the original documentation, which includes author and copyright information, click here.

 

 

 

 

 


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