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Volume Flow Sensor

Measure volume flow rate

Description

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

Its equations are

y = Vflow

Qflow=0

Δp=0

Connections

Name

Description

flowPort

Thermal-fluid flow port

y

Real signal output (in m3s)

Variables

Symbol

Units

Description

Modelica ID

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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