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Mass & Energy Flow Rate Sensor (MA)

Measure mass and energy flow rates in a moist air network

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  • Mass & Energy Flow Rate Sensor (MA) block

Description

The Mass & Energy Flow Rate Sensor (MA) block represents an ideal sensor that measures mass flow rate and energy flow rates in a moist air network. There is no change in pressure, temperature, specific humidity, or trace gas mass fraction across the sensor.

Because the flow rates are Through variables, 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.

Four physical signal ports output the measurement data. Connect the ports to PS-Simulink Converter blocks to transform the output physical signals into Simulink® signals, for example, for plotting or additional data processing.

Ports

Output

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Physical signal output port for the mixture mass flow rate measurement.

Physical signal output port for the mixture energy flow rate measurement.

Physical signal output port for the water vapor mass flow rate measurement.

Physical signal output port for the trace gas mass flow rate measurement.

Conserving

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Moist air conserving port. Mass and energy flow rates are positive if air flows from port A to port B.

Moist air conserving port. Mass and energy flow rates are positive if air flows from port A to port B.

Extended Capabilities

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

Introduced in R2018a