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ELECTRO-MAGNETIC WATER CURRENT METER
1. Purpose and objectives
To measure the
speed of running water in rivers, lakes, water channels.
The Electro-magnetic Water Current Meter is a small-sized portable current meter without any moving parts. The Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction is applied.
can measure currents in the range 0m/s-5m/s.
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
- If measuring
at a site where there are large quantities of plastic, paper, garbage
or seaweed in the
6. Form of presentation
catalogue and instrument specifications are available.
7. Operational experience
sets were installed in Japan in 1999.
8. Originator and technical support
HOMS National Reference Centre for Japan.
10. Conditions on use
Hardware is for sale.
|(First entered: 01 FEB 93||
Last updated: 21 APR 00)