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In plants where nuclear materials are chemically processed, the level of the liquid solutions contained in the tanks is often measured by means of a pneumatic device known as a pneumercator. This paper contains a discussion on how such measurements are influenced by the temperatures of not only the liquid itself but also of the container and the pneumercator. Simple formulae are reported which modify the measurement results to take these effects of temperature into account.

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Authors: FOGGI C, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 15th ESARDA Symposium on Safeguards and Nuclear Material Management, Roma (IT), May 11-13, 1993
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 37640 ORA
Record Number: 199311032 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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