static tube


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Related to static tube: Pitot tube, Static port

static tube

[′stad·ik ‚tüb]
(engineering)
A device used to measure the static (not kinetic or total) pressure in a stream of fluid; consists of a perforated, tapered tube that is placed parallel to the flow, and has a branch tube that is connected to a manometer.
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where [P.sub.s] is the static pressure at the measurement point, [P.sub.e] is the freestream static pressure at the nozzle center measured using a pitot static tube, and [P.sub.e] is the freestream dynamic pressure at the nozzle center, given by:
The careful design of static tubes also helps to keep down production costs and, therefore, purchase costs, too.