Physical Oceanography

, Volume 10, Issue 5, pp 473–483 | Cite as

Effect of the flow conditions on the metrological characteristics of a contact acoustic current meter

  • V. M. Kushnir
  • A. N. Morozov
Automation of Research in Seas and Oceans


We discuss the results of metrological testing of a four-base acoustic current meter performed in a hydrodynamic basin, consider methodological problems encountered in the process of measurements and data processing, and present the experimental dependences of the systematic and random components of the measurement errors on the velocity and direction of the flow.


Vortex Current Velocity Strouhal Number Random Component Metrological Characteristic 
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