Accuracy of acoustic velocity metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open channels
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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports [distributor] in Tallahassee, Fla, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Flood control -- Florida.,
  • Streamflow velocity.,
  • Flow meters.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Antonius Laenen and R.E. Curtis, Jr. ; prepared in cooperation with the South Florida Water Management District.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report / U.S. Geological Survey -- 89-4090., Water-resources investigations report -- 89-4090.
ContributionsCurtis, R. E. 1934-, South Florida Water Management District., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17657374M

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Laenen, Antonius, and R.E. Curtis, Jr. [], "Accuracy of Acoustic Velocity Metering Systems for Measurement of Low Velocity in Open Channels," US Geological . Accuracy of acoustic velocity metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open channels Laenen, A., and Curtis, Jr., R.E., U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89– Acoustic velocity meter systems: Laenen, Antonius, Accuracy of acoustic velocity metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open channels / (Tallahassee, Fla.: Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, Colo.: Books and Open-File Reports, Flow measurement in open channels and closed conduits. accuracy of acoustic velocity metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open channels By Antonius Laenen and R.E. Curtis, Jr. U.S. GEOLOGICAL .

Water exchange between canals and surrounding aquifer and wetlands in the Southern Everglades, USA. Accuracy of acoustic velocity. metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open.   Using the depth and width measurements for calculating the area and the velocity measurements, the discharge is computed by the ADCP using discharge = area x velocity, similar to the conventional current-meter method. Acoustic velocity meters have also been developed for making wading measurements (picture to the left). Subcritical Contraction Design for Improved Open Channel Flow Measurement Accuracy with an Upward-Looking Acoustic Doppler Velocity Meter ITRC Paper No. P Table 4. Laenen, A., Curtis Jr., R.E., Accuracy of acoustic velocity metering systems for measurement of low velocity in open channels. US Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 89 Cited by:

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