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dc.contributor.authorKowalski, Lukasz
dc.contributor.authorGarcía Molina, Francisco Miguel
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica
dc.identifier.citationKowalski, L.; Garcia, F. Hypobaric chamber for wind sensor testing in Martian condictions. A: Spanish Conference on Electron Devices. "8th Spanish Conference on Electron Devices". Palma de Mallorca: IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011, p. 1-4.
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we will describe the installation of a low pressure stainless steel horizontal chamber to be used in preliminary tests of a Mars atmosphere wind sensor. It includes custom made additional QF ports, electric and pneumatic interfaces together with a vacuum pump system. Absolute pressure, as a function of the pump operational time during the vacuum process and depressurization will be shown as a result of experimental measurements. We will propose the integration of a typical compact wind tunnel with interior of the vacuum chamber. We will also discuss the possibility of the reproduction the same Reynolds number conditions for a given low temperature of a pure carbon dioxide atmosphere just by fine adjustment of either air pressure or air velocity inside the chamber at typical laboratory temperature. Finally, we will recapitulate all pros and cons of this hypobaric chamber.
dc.format.extent4 p.
dc.publisherIEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria electrònica::Instrumentació i mesura
dc.subject.lcshMars (Planet) -- Atmosphere
dc.subject.lcshWind tunnels -- Testing
dc.subject.lcshAtmosphere -- Research -- Instruments
dc.titleHypobaric chamber for wind sensor testing in Martian condictions
dc.typeConference report
dc.subject.lemacMart (Planeta) -- Atmòsfera
dc.subject.lemacTunels de vent -- Instrumentació
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. MNT - Grup de Recerca en Micro i Nanotecnologies
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorKowalski, L.; Garcia, F.
upcommons.citation.contributorSpanish Conference on Electron Devices
upcommons.citation.pubplacePalma de Mallorca
upcommons.citation.publicationName8th Spanish Conference on Electron Devices

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