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Unformatted text preview: standard. 5. Summarize the flow rates computed for the various devices in a table using the format show below: No. Device Name Device Flow Rate (CFS) Replogle Flume Q (CFS) Difference from Flume (Device – Flume) % Error (Difference /Flume)x100 Discussion / comments 6. Questions: a. The velocity of water in a pipe with a 4-inch inside diameter is 2.4 feet per second. What is the flow rate in gallons per minute and cubic feet per second? b. Explain why it is important to measure the flow rate at precise locations in both pipe and channel cross-sections. c. List some of the potential sources of error. Be specific. TO TURN IN (IN THIS ORDER): 1. Lab Handout 2. Summary Table 3. Calculations for each method 4. Summary of notable findings 5. Answers to questions 6. Field/class notes with sketches and dimensions...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course BRAE 236 taught by Professor Styles during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Spring '08