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V notch Weir Calculator

A V notch weir is a type of flow gauge. V notch weir is used to measure the flowing rate of water in a V shaped or triangular shaped. The purpose of v notch weir is to ensure that the velocity flowing over the weir is only dependent on the upstream head. The low rate of water by V notch weir is denoted by the symbol "q".

V-Notch Weir Discharge Calculation

θ ("Angle in Radian = between0.349 - 1.75 )
h
Cd
m3/s

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    Formula

    q = 8/15 ×Cd/ ×(2g)1/2 ×tan(θ/2) ×h3/2

    Where,
    q = Flow Rate
    Cd = Discharge Constant
    θ = V - Notch Angle
    g = gravity (9.81 m/s²)
    h = Head on the Weir

    This advanced online V notch Weir Calculator is used to calculate the flow rate of water in V shaped or triangular shaped weir.

    Example:
    Calculate the Flow rate in V-notch weir for the given details.
    V - Notch angle (θ) = 25 degree
    Head on the Weir (h) = 20
    Discharge Constant (Cd) = 15

    Solution:
    Apply Formula:
    q = 8/15 ×Cd × (2g)1/2 × tan(θ/2) ×h3/2
    q = 8/15*15*(2*9.81)*tan(25/2)*20 3/2
    Flow Rate (q) = 702.6510823885201 m3