Hodgson number

Hodgson number

[′häj·sən ‚nəm·bər]
(chemical engineering)
Method of predicting the metering error during pulsating gas flow when a surge tank is located between the pulsation source (pump or compressor) and the meter (orifice, nozzle, or venturi).
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