Pitot tube

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Synonyms for Pitot tube

measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow

measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure

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For cases where an internal support frame was absent the absolute roughness of the ducts based on test data obtained using Pitot-static tubes was 0.
Likewise standard spiral duct pressure loss data obtained using either Pitot-static tubes or wall static pressure taps with piezometer rings are depicted in Figure 6.
In one instance the pressure loss was measured using Pitot-static tubes mounted at the duct centerline, at axial locations prescribed by ASHRAE Standard 120.
0028) Standard Spiral Duct Data Using Pitot-Static Tube 356 (14) 0.