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ANEMOMETRE MOULINET [3 records]

Record 1 - external organization data 2017-04-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Museums and Heritage (General)
OBS

air meter: an item in the "Meteorological Tools and Equipment" class of the "Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology" category.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Muséologie et patrimoine (Généralités)
OBS

anémomètre à moulinet : objet de la classe «Outils et équipement météorologiques» de la catégorie «Outillage et équipement pour les sciences et la technologie».

Spanish

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Record 2 2005-07-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weather Stations and Meteorological Instruments and Equipment
DEF

A rotation anemometer in which the axis of rotation is horizontal.

CONT

[The] windmill anemometer [is] an anemometer in which a windmill is driven by the air stream, and its rotation is transmitted through gearing to dials or other recording mechanism. In some instruments, the rotating vanes and dials are in the same plane; i.e., both vertical, while in others the dial is horizontal. In the windmill type, the operation of air measurement involves readings of dials at the beginning and end of a measured period. Windmill instruments may be fitted with an extension handle, providing a form of remote control; used to measure air speed in an otherwise inaccessible spot.

OBS

The [windmill anemometer] has either flat vanes (as in the air meter) or helicoidal vanes (as in the propeller anemometer). The relation between wind speed and angular rotation is almost linear.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Stations, instruments et équipements météorologiques
DEF

Instrument de mesure de la vitesse du vent d'après la rotation d'un moulinet à axe horizontal.

CONT

anémomètre à moulinet. Deux types : à pales planes et à hélice, windmill anemometer (flat vanes or air meter; helical vanes or propeller anemometer).

Spanish

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Record 3 2005-07-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weather Stations and Meteorological Instruments and Equipment
DEF

Instrument used to measure wind speed from the rotation of a fan which turns about a horizontal or vertical axis.

CONT

air-meter: ... It consists of a light "windmill" in which inclined vanes are carried on the spokes of a wheel arranged to rotate about a horizontal axis. A system of counters is provided to show the number of rotation of the wheel. Calibration is effected in terms of a speed unit so that the instrument acts as a convenient portable anemometer. Both "sensitive" (low-speed) and "high-speed" air-meters are used.

CONT

Anemometer: An instrument for determining the speed of the wind. One or other of three properties of the wind is used in such instruments: (i) its kinetic energy, which causes rotation as in cup anemometers and anemometers of the windmill type (air-meter) ...

OBS

windmill anemometer (two types: flat vanes or air meter, helical vanes or propeller anemometer): anémomètre à moulinet.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Stations, instruments et équipements météorologiques
DEF

Instrument mesurant la vitesse du vent par la rotation d'un moulinet à axe horizontal ou vertical.

CONT

[...] anémomètres à moulinet et à hélice. La différence essentielle entre ces deux types est que le moulinet est un capteur planaire (il mesure la proportion du vecteur vent sur un plan perpendiculaire à son axe de rotation) alors que l'hélice est un capteur cartésien (elle mesure la projection du vecteur vent sur son axe de rotation).

OBS

anémomètre à moulinet. Deux types : à pales planes et à hélice, windmill anemometer (flat vanes or air meter; helical vanes or propeller anemometer).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Estaciones, instrumentos y equipos meteorológicos
DEF

Anemómetro para medir la velocidad del viento en función de la velocidad de rotación de un molinete de aspas que gira alrededor de un eje vertical u horizontal.

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