Patent Number: 8,714,006

Title: Sensor device for measuring a direction of incident flow and evaluation device therefor

Abstract: The invention relates to a sensor device (4) for measuring a direction of incident flow (2) with which a flowing medium flows against the sensor device (4), having a flow body (1) which is set up to have the flowing medium flow around it, the flow body (1) having a plurality of pressure-sensitive or force-sensitive sensor elements (3) which are arranged on the outer surface of the flow body (1) or are arranged in the flow body (1) and are connected to the outer surface of the flow body (1), and the sensor elements (3) being arranged behind one another along the intended course (30) of the flow around the flow body (1). The invention also relates to an evaluation device for such a sensor device.

Inventors: Wagner; Hannes (Braunschweig, DE), Kluessendorf; Fabian (Braunschweig, DE)

Assignee: Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.

International Classification: G01P 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018