The Hydraulic Jump at an Abrupt Drop

by Walter L. Moore, (A.M.ASCE), Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Eng., Univ. of Texas, Austin, Tex.,
Carl W. Morgan, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Eng., Univ. of Texas, Austin, Tex.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-21


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Hydraulic jump may form at various locations relative to low abrupt drop in rectangular channel; role of drop in determining form of jump and in stabilizing its position is clarified by analysis and experiment; example illustrates application of results to analysis of stilling basin.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic jump | Channel stabilization | Stilling basins

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