Dynamic characterization of pressure sensors using the principle of mariotte’s bottle


  • Mauricio Gonzalez Betancour Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Juan S. Giraldo Universidad del Valle


Dynamic metrology, sensor calibration, pressure, channels flow, hydraulic models


A methodology to evaluate the dynamic characteristics of pressure sensors used in channels or hydraulic models is presented. This is based on the analysis of the ramp and step signals in the time domain for defining the useful range in amplitude and frequency of the sensors. The signals are obtained from the opening and closing of valves present in an aperiodic pressure generator designed with the principle of the Mariotte ́s bottle.

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Author Biographies

Mauricio Gonzalez Betancour, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Facultad de Minas, sede Medellín.

Juan S. Giraldo, Universidad del Valle

Facultad de Ingeniería, Sede Meléndez.


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How to Cite

Gonzalez Betancour, M., & Giraldo, J. S. (2014). Dynamic characterization of pressure sensors using the principle of mariotte’s bottle. Revista Facultad De Ingeniería Universidad De Antioquia, 71(71), 202–212. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria/article/view/13689