effects of vertical motion on the performance of current meters

by Kirk G Thibodeaux

Publisher: Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Publisher: Books and Open-File Reports Section in [Reston, Va.?], Denver, Colo

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  • Water current meters,
  • Hydraulic measurements

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Statementby Kirk G. Thibodeaux, and James C. Futrell, II
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 87-4147
ContributionsFutrell, James C, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13611059M

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Get this from a library. The effects of vertical motion on the performance of current meters. [Kirk G Thibodeaux; James C Futrell; Geological Survey (U.S.); National Space Technology Laboratories (U.S.)].

Get this from a library. Effect of vertical motion on current meters. [N A Kallio; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of the Interior.] -- A study of the effect of vertical movement on the registration of three types of current meters. The effect of vertical motion on the performance of current meters at various stream velocities was evaluated to determine whether accurate discharge measurements can be made from a bobbing boat.

Three types of current meters--Ott, Price, and vane types--were tested under conditions simulating a bobbing boat. A known frequency and amplitude of vertical motion were imparted to the current meter. The Effects of Vertical Motion on the Performance of Current Meters By Kirk G.

Thibodeaux and James C. Futrell, II ABSTRACT A series of tests to determine the correction coefficients for PriceCited by: 5. A series of tests to determine the correction coefficients for Price type AA and Price type OAA current meters, when subjected to vertical motion in a towing tank, have been conducted.

During these tests, the meters were subjected to vertical travel that ranged from to ft and vertical rates of travel that ranged from to ft/sec while being towed through the water at speeds.

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