controlling depth

controlling depth

[kən′trōl·iŋ ‚depth]
(navigation)
The least depth in the approach channel to an area, such as a port or anchorage, governing the maximum draft of vessels that can enter.
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5 feet was measured over one of the wrecks and is the controlling depth for this waterway.
Turning the cutter in the opposite direction can be an effective technique for controlling depth.
Accurately controlling depth, slope angle and trench grade are among the most difficult and time-consuming aspects of construction projects that require excavation.
Phase one of The Marina at Emerald Bay opens November 4th, 2005 with 47 slips receiving vessels from 35' - 175' in length and up to 225' transient berth at the fuel dock with a controlling depth of 14 feet.
Queue Depth Management Solution - AutoOPERATOR for MQSeries sets parameters for controlling depth of messages in queues
The V-Mixer design is said to yield a superior dispersionary flow by controlling depths of the channels from deep to shallow and creating a nearly continuous side-to-side flow.