Sluice Gates with High Discharge Coefficients

by Amruthur S. Ramamurthy, (M.ASCE),
Bidya S. Pani,
Kanakati Subramanya,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 4, Pg. 437-441

Document Type: Journal Paper


The present study was undertaken to obtain higher values of Cor a sluice gate by avoiding the downstream contraction caused by the conventional gate lips. To this end, a cylindrical lip was attached to the bottom of the gate to let the flow cling to the gate exit section.

Subject Headings: Gates (hydraulic) | Water discharge | Rivers and streams | Hydraulic contraction

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