Introduction to Measurement Techniques
Date: Monday 07 October 2019 to Friday 11 October 2019
Location : von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Sint-Genesius-Rode (near Brussels), Belgium
The objective of this course is to provide young engineers with a broad overview of traditional and advanced measurement techniques applicable to fluid dynamics.
Each measurement technique and its field of application will be described. Limitations and advantages will be discussed and special attention will be given to the subject of error estimation.
A choice of relevant techniques will be demonstrated to groups of five people maximum during lab sessions on Thursday afternoon and Friday in the VKI facilities. This will provide an opportunity to manipulate the available hardware and will allow for discussion of individual problems.This course, prepared and presented by the VKI teaching staff, is based on a long experience with the different techniques for research applications.
Monday, 7 October 2019
Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Friday, 11 October 2019
Description of the Programme
1. Components of a measurement chain
2. Measurement uncertainties and errors
4. Pressure measurements
5. Temperature measurements
6. Hot wire anemometry
7. Optical measurement techniques
8. Flow visualisation
9. Force measurements
10. Signal displays, recording & processing
The following demonstrations are scheduled on Thursday afternoon and Friday :
Fee & Registration
Early bird (until August 7, 2019 included)
Normal fee (after August 7, 2019)
Type 1: Permanent residents of NATO countries funding VKI: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxemburg, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Turkey and the United States
For PhD candidates and undergraduate students: The request to be considered for a discount must accompany the application to attend the Lecture Series, and the applicant must provide a recommendation letter from his or her professor; if not, the request will not be taken into consideration. All possible alternative sources of funding should be investigated before aid is requested under this scheme, so that those most in need will benefit.
REDUCTION for the normal fee. Not applicable when early bird.
-50% for the 3rd & 4th participant from the same company. The normal fee price list is available here.