ASTM D5073 - 02(2013) - Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water

ASTM D5073 - 02(2013)

Standard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water

Status : Current   Published : January 2013

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1.1 This practice guides the user in selection of procedures commonly used to measure depth in water bodies that are as follows:

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The text specifies depth measuring terminology, describes measurement of depth by manual and electronic equipment, outlines specific uses of electronic sounders, and describes an electronic procedure for depth measurement other than using sonar.

1.2 The references cited and listed at the end of this practice contain information that may help in the design of a high quality measurement program.

1.3 The information provided on depth measurement is descriptive in nature and not intended to endorse any particular item of manufactured equipment or procedure.

1.4 This practice pertains to depth measurement in quiescent or low-velocity flow. For depth measurement related to stream gaging see Test Method D3858. For depth measurements related to reservoir surveys see Guide D4581.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM D5073 - 02(2013)
TitleStandard Practice for Depth Measurement of Surface Water
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 January 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Depth measurement, Echo sounder, Profile, Sounding, Transducer
ICS13.060.10
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages14
File Size303.8 KB
Price£45.00


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