2 BRAE 236 Q Measurement Lab

2 BRAE 236 Q Measurement Lab - 1 Flow Measurement Flow...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Flow Measurement Flow Measurement Basics Basics ITRC Cal Poly Open Channel Open Channel - Canals Canals Flow Measurement Basics 1. Canals vs. Pipelines 2 Equations 2. Equations 3. Basic Units 4. Conversions 5. Critical Flow Device - definition 6. Weirs 7. Flumes ITRC Cal Poly 8. Old styles measurement – meter gates 2 CANALS Vs. ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly Pipelines Units Units flow rate volume head flow rate volume head Ordered Charged Delivered Ordered Charged Delivered ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly 0.5 ft over field 0.5 ft over field 10 cfs 20 acre-feet 3 Basic Equation 1 Velocity = distance tim ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly time ITRC Cal Poly 4 ITRC Cal Poly Basic Equation 2 Flow rate = velocity x channel area Q = V x A ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly Q = V x A 5 Basic Equation 3 Volume = flow rate x time ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly Critical Flow Devices Critical Flow Devices For one depth, there is one For one depth, there is one ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly corresponding flow rate corresponding flow rate 6 Weirs Weirs ITRC/BRAE Cal Poly 90°...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course BRAE 236 taught by Professor Styles during the Fall '08 term at Cal Poly.

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