Cusec

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Cusec is a measure of flow rate and is informal shorthand for "cubic feet per second"[1] (28.317 litres per second).[1] In the United States it is generally applied to water flow, particularly in rivers. Other informal synonyms are cfs and second-feet.

  • 1 ft3s-1 = 0.028316847m3s-1, 1 ft3s-1 = 1 cusec
  • 1 ft3s-1 = 28.316847 litre s-1, 1 cubic foot per minute = 1 cufm
  • 1 cusec = 1.699m3min-1, 1 cusec = 1699 litres min-1
  • 1 gallon per minute = 0.07577 litre s-1, 1 gallon per minute = 7.577x10-5m3s-1

(These are UK not US gallons: 1 imperial gallon = 1.201 US gallons)

See also[edit]

  • Cumec, for cubic meter per second

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Units: C", The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, webpage: UNC-Rowlett.