subcritical flow

subcritical flow

[¦səb′krid·ə·kəl ′flō]
(fluid mechanics)
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The studies of Kaya [4] on semi-elliptical side weirs in subcritical flow showed that the discharge coefficient of these weirs is more than classic weirs.
Discharge coefficient of a semi-elliptical side weir in subcritical flow.
Strong downslope winds are moderated by the balance of supercritical versus subcritical flow across the mountain range.
Cool, low-level air trapped in the valleys of the Rockies west of the Front Range provides an ideal setup for this synergistic effect of supercritical and subcritical flows.
This study will investigate culverts during subcritical flow (full flow conditions), with air trapped in the flow separation zone at the culvert inlet.
40, indicating subcritical flow even at the design discharge.
For example, if an obstruction, such as a culvert or a weir, is placed in the channel with subcritical flow, a concave water surface called a "backwater curve" develops upstream of the structure.
The solution process for subcritical flow begins at the obstacle and proceeds upstream.
Fortunate [10] in 1972 developed two correlations for critical and subcritical flow regimes.
Therefore, by applying the preceding considerations and confining the research to subcritical flow, the effect of ([rho.
Not every SFC routine requires supercriticality--many of Thar's systems rely on subcritical flows, according to Palcic--but what's notable here is the temperature requirement for C[O.