Single Phase Test Results

Calm versus Turbulent Air

The TDR probe records a mean frequency of 1422 Hz in calm air, and shows less than a 1 % deviation from that value when tested in turbulent air. Less variability was observed in the turbulent period.

Calm versus Turbulent Air Single Phase Test

Calm versus Turbulent Water

When placed in calm water, the probe records a mean frequency of 558 Hz. Although more variation was observed in the turbulent period, there was less than a 3 % deviation from the mean of the calm water period.

Calm versus Turbulent Water Single Phase Test

These results demonstrate that the probe is not detrimentally influenced by turbulence.

Background - Objectives - Air Content Measurements - Conclusions - Lab Methods - Single Phase Test Results - Air-Water Mixture Calibrations - Turbulent Air-Water Mixture Time Series
Field Methods - Field Site - Field Results


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