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Volumetric Flow Rate Sensor (G)

Measure volumetric flow rate

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  • Volumetric Flow Rate Sensor (G) block

Description

The Volumetric Flow Rate Sensor (G) block represents an ideal sensor that measures volumetric flow rate in a gas network. There is no change in pressure or temperature across the sensor.

Because the flow rate is a Through variable, the block must connect in series with the component being measured.

The relative orientation of ports A and B establishes the measurement sign. The sign is positive if flow occurs from port A to port B. Switching port connections reverses the measurement sign.

Physical signal port V outputs the volumetric flow rate through the sensor. Connect this port to a PS-Simulink Converter block to transform the output physical signal into a Simulink® signal, for example, for plotting or additional data processing.

Ports

Output

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Physical signal output port for the volumetric flow rate measurement.

Conserving

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Gas conserving port. Flow rate is positive if gas flows from port A to port B.

Gas conserving port. Flow rate is positive if gas flows from port A to port B.

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
Generate C and C++ code using Simulink® Coder™.

Introduced in R2019a