Flow meter measurement and control system
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Hi, dear community members! Such got a question , here in simscape fluids there is an ideal flow meter element, and the point is that I need to assemble an information-measuring system for measuring flow and control, as well as monitoring flow, that is, for example, if the flow is more than the permissible, then it is necessary build a feedback loop for control ... I have this ideal sensor, as a simscape block, and how to convert the physical output signal of the volumetric flow rate into an electrical signal so that it can be amplified and filtered, and then further develop a control action, i.e. how to set the transformation equation for a given flow meter block; and how to simulate fluid flow with certain parameters (what components should be used?). Maybe there is some literature sources, or some ready-made examples?
Thanks in advance for any help provided!
Juan Sagarduy on 25 Mar 2021
This type of task requires often modeling with foundation elements and in some cases create your own with Simscape language.
See below a piezoelectric actuator (21a) that can be useful.
Best of Luck Juan