The Hydraulic Design of Stilling Basins: Hydraulic Jumps on a Horizontal Apron (Basin I)

by J. N. Bradley,
A. J. Peterka,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 5, Pg. 1-24

Document Type: Journal Paper


A study of the hydraulic jump from a practical viewpoint is presented and the results obtained are correlated with those of others. Included in the study are the applicability of the hydraulic jump formula, the length of jump over the entire practical range, and a new classification for the various forms of the hydraulic jump.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Stilling basins | Hydraulic jump

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