Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Seite 207 - SLIPS. [Mount each slip upon a separate card, placing the subject at the top of the second slip. The name of the series should not be repeated on the series card, but the additional numbers should be added, as received, to the first entry.] Bain, H[arry] Foster, 1872.
Seite 19 - In the table of monthly discharge the column headed " Maximum " gives the mean flow for the day when the mean gage height was highest.
Seite 17 - Minimum" the quantity given is the mean flow for the day when the mean gage height was lowest. The column headed "Mean" is the average flow in cubic feet for each second during the month.
Seite 29 - Discharge measurements are made from the downstream side of the bridge, the initial point for soundings being the gate post near the left end of the bridge.
Seite 128 - The current is moderately swift. Both banks are high and rocky and are not liable to overflow. The bed of the stream is composed of rock, but there is a fairly smooth and permanent section.
Seite 18 - The gage height given in the table represents the elevation of the surface of the water above the zero of the gage.
Seite 80 - The length of the chain from the end of the weight to the marker is 35.02 feet.
Seite 14 - The units used in this report are second-feet, second-feet per square mile, run-off depth in inches and acre-feet. They may be defined as follows : "Second-foot" is an abbreviation for cubic foot per second and is the unit for the rate of discharge of water flowing in a stream 1 foot wide, 1 foot deep, at a rate of 1 foot per second. It is generally used as a. fundamental unit from which others are computed by the use of the factors given in the following table of equivalents. "Second-feet per square...
Seite 17 - ... velocity. The discharge curve under normal conditions is concave toward the horizontal axis and is generally parabolic in form. In the preparation of the rating table the discharge for each tenth or half tenth on the gage is taken from the curve. The differences between successive discharges are then taken and adjusted according to the law that they shall either be constant or increasing.
Seite 16 - ... they also give, as far as possible, a complete history of all the changes that have occurred since the establishment of the station that would be factors in using the data collected. The discharge-measurement table gives the results of the discharge measurements made during the year...

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