scouring velocity

scouring velocity

[′skau̇r·iŋ və‚läs·əd·ē]
(geology)
The velocity of water which is necessary to dislodge stranded solids from the stream bed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Flow rate in pipelines is limited on the lower side by the self scouring velocity, typically 1.5 to 2 m/s and on the higher side by erosional velocity, typically 4 m/s or static electricity consideration which is 3 m/s.