Accession Number : AD0712120

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF FUEL QUANTITY MEASURING TECHNIQUES.

Corporate Author : RAYTHEON CO WALTHAM MASS

Report Date : JUN 1952

Pagination or Media Count : 460

Abstract : The objectives of fuel gage design can, and should, be derived by minimizing, with respect to the characteristics of the fuel gage, the over-all cost of any specified operation. The pertinent factors are tactical, structural, aerodynamic, psychological, and chemical in nature. A sample quantitative derivation of a fuel gage design objective is carried through. The pertinent information on fuels, airframes, and the atmosphere, regarded as the environment of a fuel gage is summarized. A classification of fuel-gaging principles is illustrated by roughly 140 new suggestions for fuel gage designs. A collection of techniques and information generally useful in fuel gage design completes the report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FUEL GAGES, DESIGN), (*JET ENGINE FUELS, LIQUID LEVEL CONTROL), OPTIMIZATION, FUEL CONSUMPTION, AIRFRAMES, CONFIGURATION, FUEL METERS, FUEL TANKS, ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS, VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS, LIQUID LEVEL GAGES, PRESSURE GAGES, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE