# List of symbols

Symbol | Name of the symbol | Unit |
---|---|---|

$K_s$ | factor depending on bar shape | $\mathrm{ }$ |

$Q_{max}$ | flow | $\mathrm{m^3/s}$ |

$b$ | clear spacing between bars | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$g$ | gravitational acceleration | $\mathrm{m/s^2}$ |

$h$ | clear height | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$h_t$ | loss of head through racks | $\mathrm{m}$ |

$t$ | thickness of bars | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$v$ | velocity of flow through trash rack, computed gross area | $\mathrm{m/s}$ |

$w$ | clear width | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$α$ | angle of bar inclination to horizontal | $\mathrm{°}$ |

$ζ$ | loss coefficient | $\mathrm{ }$ |