Heideree wrote:Already have volumetric flow rate and speed but no link between the two. As a swimmer I would like to know if the water flow rate is x how many miles an hour is it? Could this be set up? Thanks
It's not a direct conversion. For a tube you can calculate the flow speed if you know its volumetric flow rate and the area of the tube section. However you generally can't apply the same knowledge for a real river. Firstly, because you usually don't know the area of the "section" of the river (not to mention the fact this area varies greatlyalong the same river). Secondly, most rivers are not straight and direct and thus he speed of the water is not the same across the river.
Anyway, thank you for the suggestion.