static tube


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static tube

n.
A specialized tube used to measure the static pressure in a stream of fluid.

static tube

n
(General Physics) an open-ended tube used to measure the static pressure at a point in a moving fluid and positioned in such a way that it is unaffected by the fluid's motion

stat′ic tube`


n.
a tube for measuring the static pressure of a fluid in motion, so placed in the fluid as not to be affected by the pressure changes caused by the motion of the fluid.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.static tube - a measuring instrument used to measure static pressure in a stream of fluid
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The reference velocity [U.sub.e] of the wind tunnel test section was measured using a pitot static tube connected to an electronic micro-manometer at the center of the nozzle exit.
The static pressure was first measured along the length of the duct using the static pressure port of the pitot static tube. The flow rate was then measured along the length of the duct using the pitot traverse method.
It is measured at a 90 degree angle to the flow's direction, traditionally with a static tube connected to a water-, mercury-, or red gauge oil-filled manometer.