The Estimation of the Frequency of Rare Floods

by Benjamin A. Whisler, (M.ASCE), Head; Dept. of Civ. Eng., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa.,
Charles J. Smith, (A.M.ASCE), Associate Prof. of Civ. Eng.; The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-10


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Method suggested uses recorded monthly peak flood flows; it is shown that use of monthly peak flood flows approximates results obtained by using all peak flows but greatly reduces amount of work involved.

Subject Headings: Peak flow | Flood frequency

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