The setup consists of a channel having sufficient length and width in which water is supplied from the bottom. Required Notch is fitted at one end of this channel. A pointer gauge with Vernier scale is fitted to measure the height of fluid in flow channel. Arrangement for fixing interchangeable notches is made. Set of three notches, i.e. rectangular notch, 60 V notch & 45 V notch is provided along with the set-up.
Present set-up is self-contained water re-circulating unit, provided with a sump tank and a centrifugal pump etc. Flow control valve and by-pass valve are fitted in water line to conduct the experiment on different flow rates. Flow rate of water is measured with the help of measuring tank and stopwatch.
|Channel Test Section : Size 600 x 250 x 180 mm.|
Notches : Material Brass
45° V Notch
60° V Notch
|Pointer Gauge : With Vernier scale.|
|Water Circulation : FHP Pump Crompton make.|
|Flow Measurement : Using Measuring Tank with Piezometer, Capacity 25 liters.|
|Sump Tank : Capacity 50 Liters.|
|Stop Watch : Electronic.|
|Control Panel Comprises of :
Standard make On/Off Switch, Mains Indicator, etc.
|Tanks and Channel will be made of Stainless Steel.|
To determine co-efficient of discharge (Cd) through:
V notch 450
V notch 600
Utilities Required :
Electricity 0.5 kW, 220V AC, Single Phase.
Floor Area 1.5 x 0.75 ml