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Experimental Hydraulics1

    Naturevolume 100page395 (1918) | Download Citation



    THE small amount of evidence, which many engineers are willing to accept as satisfactory proof of some principle or empiricism used in connection with their designing, is sometimes surprising to those who combine, with engineering experience, knowledge of the more refined and rigid methods of scientific inquiry. Perhaps there is no more striking evidence of this than in connection with the formula; used by engineers, in perfect faith, to determine the flow of water over weirs and through orifices and nozzles.

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      "The Effect of Mouthpieces on the Flow of Water through a Suberged Short Pipe." By F. B. Seely . Bulletin No. 96. (University of merge Illinois.)

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