Lowell hydraulic experiments: Being a selection from experiments on hydraulic motors, on the flow of water over weirs, in open canals of uniform rectangular section, and through submerged orifices and diverging tubes. Made at Lowell, Massachusetts
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apertures apparatus arithmetical mean bell crank Boileau bottom brake cent chamber coefficient of effect computed correction corresponding crest cubic feet cubic foot curve deduced depth of water diameter disc distance diverging tube end contraction entering the wheelpit experiments numbered Fahrenheites fall acting February 22 feet per second figure floating FLOW OF WATER foot forebay gauge boxes given in column head hook gauge horizontal hydraulic inches irregularities length Lowell marine chronometer mean depth Mean shortest distance mean velocity measuring flume ment Merrimack Merrimack Canal Merrimack River mouth-piece nearly Number of buckets obtained orifice passing the weir plank plate pounds avoirdupois proportional difference proposed formula purpose quantity of water regulating gate represented shaft stream surface taken thickness tion transit station Tremont Turbine tt it tt tt tt vertical water discharged water flowing WATER OVER WEIRS water passing wheel width wrought iron