Active Standard ASTM D5413 | Developed by Subcommittee: D19.07
Book of Standards Volume: 11.02
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Significance and Use
1.2 The procedures detailed in these test methods are widely used by those responsible for investigations of streams, lakes, reservoirs, and estuaries, for example, the U.S. Agricultural Research Service, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and the U.S. Geological Survey.2 The referenced ISO standard also furnishes useful information.
1.3 It is the responsibility of the user of these test methods to determine the acceptability of a specific device or procedure to meet operational requirements. Compatibility between sensors, recorders, retrieval equipment, and operational systems is necessary, and data requirements and environmental operating conditions must be considered in equipment selection.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D1129 Terminology Relating to Water
D1941 Test Method for Open Channel Flow Measurement of Water with the Parshall Flume
D2777 Practice for Determination of Precision and Bias of Applicable Test Methods of Committee D19 on Water
D5242 Test Method for Open-Channel Flow Measurement of Water with Thin-Plate Weirs
ISO StandardISO4373 Measurement of Liquid Flow in Open Channels--Water Level Measuring Devices
ICS Number Code 13.060.10 (Water of natural resources)