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Sensors 2010, 10(12), 10663-10672; doi:10.3390/s101210663

The Use of Helmholtz Resonance for Measuring the Volume of Liquids and Solids

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School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University Palmerston North/Riddet Institute (PN 445) Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
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School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University Palmerston North, P O Box 11 222 Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
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Received: 24 September 2010 / Revised: 27 October 2010 / Accepted: 24 November 2010 / Published: 30 November 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Australia and New Zealand)
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Abstract

An experimental investigation was undertaken to ascertain the potential of using Helmholtz resonance for volume determination and the factors that may influence accuracy. The uses for a rapid non-interference volume measurement system range from agricultural produce and mineral sampling through to liquid fill measurements. By weighing the sample the density can also measured indirectly.
Keywords: Helmholtz resonator; volume measurement; density measurement; acoustic measurement Helmholtz resonator; volume measurement; density measurement; acoustic measurement
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Webster, E.S.; Davies, C.E. The Use of Helmholtz Resonance for Measuring the Volume of Liquids and Solids. Sensors 2010, 10, 10663-10672.

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