Research of thermocouple electrical characteristics

A. A. Abouellail, I. I. Obach, A. A. Soldatov, P. V. Sorokin, A. I. Soldatov

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of the experimental research on the electrical characteristics of two dissimilar thermoelectric power sources. Chromel-alumel and nichrome-constantan are the investigated types of thermocouples that are utilized as thermopower sources. Through the assistance of the collected data, experimental and theoretical studies of two equivalent thermopower sources are done. The first studied source is obtained by a parallel connection of the two types of thermocouples, and the second studied source is achieved by the parallel connection of two thermocouples of nichrome-constantan and a single thermocouple made of chromel-alumel. Theoretical studies of the two equivalent thermoelectric sources proved good repeatable precision of the studied results of experimental measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials Science Forum
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages104-111
Number of pages8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameMaterials Science Forum
Volume938
ISSN (Print)0255-5476
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9752

Keywords

  • Parallel connection
  • Temperature
  • Thermocouples
  • Thermoelectric testing
  • Thermopower

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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