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Second -Feet

Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:17 pm

Hello :)

I've got an american text book from the 1960's and it states a discharge (with respect to a fluid), which i understand to be a volume per unit time, in the units "second-feet"

Is this cubit feet per second?

Thanks anyone who can solve this one!

Re: Second -Feet

Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:10 am

Anonymous wrote:Hello :)

I've got an american text book from the 1960's and it states a discharge (with respect to a fluid), which i understand to be a volume per unit time, in the units "second-feet"

Is this cubit feet per second?

Thanks anyone who can solve this one!

It is used by the IBWC and is in modern day known as cubic feet per second.

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