Published Online: 21 May 2007
Page Count: 4
Geotechnical Engineer, Mott MacDonald Limited,
Anderson, William F.
Professor, University of Sheffield,
(Received 8 September 2006; accepted 30 March 2007)
The design and construction of a new automatic volume change unit, which is capable of measuring large volume changes without the need for reversing flow direction, is described. It works on the principle of a floating magnet at an air-water interface activating a magnetorestrictive sensor. Its performance is assessed against the criteria listed by
Paper ID: GTJ100781