Pitot-Prandtl Tube

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Pitot-Prandtl Tube

 

(Pitot-static tube), an instrument for the simultaneous measurement of both the total and static pressure in a liquid or gas flow. The instrument is a modification of the Pitot tube by L. Prandtl, who combined in one device the ability to measure both total and static pressure.

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