meter factor

meter factor

[′mēd·ər ‚fak·tər]
(engineering)
A factor used with a meter to correct for ambient conditions, for example, the factor for a fluid-flow meter to compensate for such conditions as liquid temperature change and pressure shrinkage.
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Direct mass meters require that a mass meter factor be derived by mass proving.
The most significant result of these investigations is the identification of universal pattern, which links meter factor with rotation frequency and kinematic viscosity [11, 12] as well as acceptance of Re number as distinctive parameter for the process characterization.
Operators can easily change Meter Factor, K Factor, perform a meter prove and read and change other process parameters.
Total quantity or scope: Project management for approximately 12,000 points of delivery (approximately 13 200 Gas-consuming appliances in an estimated meter factor of 1.
The verified results show an average stable meter factor and a repeatability of less than +/- 0.
meter factor, shifts due to fault in the meter's operating elements (i.
Total quantity or scope: Project Management for about 2600 points of delivery (approximately 3 120 Gas-consuming appliances in an estimated meter factor of 1, 2);
The baseline curves were used to determine an average meter factor (output multiplier) that could be used to correct the meter output to match that of the MRF critical flow reference.
3000-consuming appliances at an estimated meter factor of 1.
consumption devices at an estimated meter factor of 1.
The data shown on Figure 5 are for the confirmation tests that verified meter performance after correction of the meter factor.