Velocity-contour method

From AMS Glossary
Revision as of 18:24, 20 February 2012 by Perlwikibot (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

velocity–contour method

A method of measuring stream discharge in which point velocity measurements are translated into average cross-sectional flow velocities by contouring the point velocities; these averages are then multiplied by the areas of the cross sections to give the discharge.

Personal tools