Graphical Determination of Water-Surface Profiles

by Francis F. Escoffier, (A.M.ASCE), Hydr. Engr., Corps of Engrs., U. S. Dept. of the Amy, Mobile, Ala.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 6, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper


Graphical method which greatly reduces labor involved in using tables prepared by Bakhmeteff; advantage is that graphical method permits direct solution for depth of water at end of reach of prescribed length, whereas in older methods series of trial depths had to be assumed until one was found that yielded required length. Bibliography.

Subject Headings: Water surface profiles | Graphic methods | Labor | Permits | Water table | Bibliographies

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