Accession Number : AD0739684

Title :   Theory and Experience Concerning Environmental Effects on Thermocouple Calibrations.

Descriptive Note : Research and development rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SHIP ENGINEERING CENTER PHILADELPHIA PA PHILADELPHIA DIV

Personal Author(s) : Keyser,David R.

Report Date : 18 FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : The report presents a comprehensive discussion of the thermodynamics and solid state theories of thermoelectric couples employed as thermometers. It also includes a discussion of the available published literature and data on environmental and aging effects for the alloy pairs: chromel-alumel, iron-constantan, and copper-constantan. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*THERMOCOUPLES, CALIBRATION), THERMODYNAMICS, AGING(MATERIALS), THERMOMETERS, NICKEL ALLOYS, IRON, COPPER, COPPER ALLOYS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE