Vector averaging current meter speed calibration and recording technique
McCullough, James R.
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KeywordFlow meters; Acoustic velocity meters -- Calibration; Water current meters -- Calibration; Rotors Ocean currents -- Measurement
Equations 1-4 summarize the rotor calibration used at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the VACM. A discussion of the instrumental and test details used to derive these equations follows. A list of other VACM documents and related bibliography is included.
Suggested CitationMcCullough, James R. (1975). Vector averaging current meter speed calibration and recording technique. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. https://doi.org/1912/26814
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