Civil Engineering - Airport Engineering - Discussion

Discussion :: Airport Engineering - Section 1 (Q.No.47)


The strength of winds is measured with the help of

[A]. Benfort scale
[B]. Wind indicator
[C]. Barometres
[D]. None of these.

Answer: Option A


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Chintu said: (Feb 21, 2017)  
It's Beaufort scale not Benfort scale.

Chandrakant Gunjkar said: (Jan 18, 2019)  
A) The Beaufort scale measure that relates wind speed to observed conditions at sea or on land.
It's full name is the Beaufort wind force scale.

B) Wind indicator is a small weather vane or arrow that gives an indication of the current apparent wind direction.

C) A barometer is a scientific instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure, also called barometric pressure.

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