Precision volume measurement system.

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A new precision volume measurement system based on a Kansas City Plant (KCP) design was built to support the volume measurement needs of the Gas Transfer Systems (GTS) department at Sandia National Labs (SNL) in California. An engineering study was undertaken to verify or refute KCP's claims of 0.5% accuracy. The study assesses the accuracy and precision of the system. The system uses the ideal gas law and precise pressure measurements (of low-pressure helium) in a temperature and computer controlled environment to ratio a known volume to an unknown volume.

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Fischer, Erin E. & Shugard, Andrew D. November 1, 2004.

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A new precision volume measurement system based on a Kansas City Plant (KCP) design was built to support the volume measurement needs of the Gas Transfer Systems (GTS) department at Sandia National Labs (SNL) in California. An engineering study was undertaken to verify or refute KCP's claims of 0.5% accuracy. The study assesses the accuracy and precision of the system. The system uses the ideal gas law and precise pressure measurements (of low-pressure helium) in a temperature and computer controlled environment to ratio a known volume to an unknown volume.

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  • Report No.: SAND2004-8105
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/921130 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 921130
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc894318

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  • November 1, 2004

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Fischer, Erin E. & Shugard, Andrew D. Precision volume measurement system., report, November 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc894318/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.