By Reginald W. Herschy

ISBN-10: 0203931394

ISBN-13: 9780203931394

ISBN-10: 0415413427

ISBN-13: 9780415413428

"Streamflow size offers with the entire major equipment for measuring the circulate in rivers and open channels useful for the perform of effective water administration. Water is now a big factor in a global of a few six-and-a-half billion humans the place greater than one-quarter wouldn't have secure consuming water. just a fraction of the skin water of the Earth is out there to us, actually lower than one percentage. while this volume of water to be had isn't really altering, any destiny swap because of worldwide warming may be made obvious in river measurement." "The booklet satisfies the present requisites of the foreign association for Standardization and the ecu Union's Water Directive."--Jacket. learn more... content material: 1. creation -- 2. the speed -- sector approach to streamflow dimension -- three. dimension of level -- four. The stage-discharge relation -- five. detailed difficulties in streamflow size -- 6. The ADCP tools of streamflow size -- 7. dimension through floats -- eight. The slope-area approach to streamflow size -- nine. The stage-fall-discharge approach to streamflow dimension -- 10. Weirs and flumes -- eleven. Dilution gauging -- 12. The ultrasonic approach to streamflow size -- thirteen. Accuracy -- 14. Hydrometric facts processing -- 15. move in pipes. summary: weather swap can have an important impact on water assets and flood administration. Streamflow size is critical for the dimension of flood flows that may reason frequent misery. This booklet bargains with the most equipment for measuring the movement in rivers and open channels important for the perform of effective water administration. learn more...

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The SonTek Flow Tracker hand-held acoustic Doppler current meter for wading measurement can now be classed as a unique member of the current meter genre (Fig. 7c). Like the propeller and cup-type meters it is a point velocity meter but with the important innovation that it has an optional two or three dimensional velocity probe. It has a powerful software-friendly package with a keypad custom-designed for velocity and discharge measurements. 12b) is a point velocity meter as distinct from the electromagnetic total flow meter described in Chapter 2.

6 of the depth from the surface and the value obtained is accepted as the mean for the vertical. 6 method produced results of acceptable accuracy. The value of the method is its essential reliability, the ease and speed of setting the meter at a single point, and the reduced time necessary for completion of a gauging. 8 of the depth from the surface and the average of the two readings is taken as the mean for the vertical. Here again this assumption is based on theory and on the study of vertical velocity curves; experience has confirmed its essential accuracy.

For each run the average speed is divided by the rate of revolution of the rotor to give the distance travelled per revolution. For a propeller-type meter, this quotient is the effective pitch of the propeller in revolutions per second and is almost constant at speeds above 1 m/s for helical propellers. 17) where v is the velocity in metres per second, n is the rate of revolution of the propeller in revolutions per second and k is a constant. 8 The rating tank of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Pune, India showing (a) the carriage from the front and (b) the rear of the carriage showing current meter mountings.

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