Woltman Current Meter (replica)


This is a modern replica of the water current meter (aka "hydrometrischen Flugel") described by the German hydraulic engineer, Reinhard Woltman (1757-1837).

Ref: Reinhard Woltman, Theorie und Gebrauch des hydrometrischen Flugels (Hamburg, 1790).

Arthur H. Frazier, Water Current Meters in the Smithsonian Collections of the (Washington, 1974).

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.317671Accession Number: 231963Catalog Number: 317671

Object Name: current meter (replica)

Measurements: overall: 5 1/2 in x 14 in; 13.97 cm x 35.56 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c8bc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1135159

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