## Flow Net

**and is the pattern which shows the path of flow as well as the dissipation of potential in a system of seepage through a layer of soil.**

*The network formed by the flow lines*### 8 Properties of Flow Net

**Following 8 properties of flow net are described below**

- The flow lines and equipotential lines
to each other*meet at right angles* - Two flow line
*never cross each other.* - Two equipotential lines
*never cross each other.* - Flow and equipotential lines are
*smooth curves.*(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); - The quantity of water flowing through each flow channel is the same.
- Same
between the successive equipotential lines.*potential drop occurs* - Two flow lines or equipotential line
*never start from the same point.* - Smaller the field, greater will be a
*hydraulic gradient.*

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