altitude valve

altitude valve

[′al·tə‚tüd ‚valv]
(aerospace engineering)
A valve that adjusts the composition of the air-fuel mixture admitted into an airplane carburetor as the air density varies with altitude.
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the project will also include an altitude valve ground storage tank, and a flow control valve.
Methods of controlling the level of water in the tank include an automatic altitude valve giving a draw-down range of a few feet, with remote control telemetering from the tank to the pump house or control center or a combination of the two.
Tenders are invited for the work to be performed under this project includes furnishing all labor, materials, travel time, mobilization, equipment and all other work incidental thereto necessary or required to provide the complete new piping and altitude valve system.
Engineers continued to use the model to optimize the pressure settings on the pressure reducing valves to control the water flow to the elevated storage tank, which did not have an altitude valve.
Tenders are invited for Construction of 500,000-gallon elevated tank altitude valve and vault site grading including access road and security fence yard piping to the tank.
2; 3) Altitude Valve Vault; 4) Canopy; and 5) Pump Station (including all piping, valves, equipment, and electrical materials therein).
75 Million Gallon Water Storage Tank Complete In Every Detail And With All Indicated Appurtenances Including An In-Tank Mixer, Altitude Valve And Vault, And An Access Road As Indicated.
The project also includes replacement of the tank~s altitude valve (formerly shown as Project 13-10 at a cost of $50,000)
the work also includes the removal of the existing altitude valve at the eurungunder hill reservoir and insertion of a 150mm check valve in its place.
The improvements also include the installation of: a surge suppression system at the Fort Reno Pumping Station; an altitude valve on Fort Reno Tank No.
Automatic control valves include pressure reducing valves, flow control valves, backpressure sustaining valves, altitude valves, and relief valves.