Flow Through Circular Weirs

by J. C. Stevens, (M.ASCE), M. Past President; ASCE; Cons. Engineer, Stevens & Thompson, also Leupold & Stevens Instruments, Inc. Portland, Ore.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-24


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Formula is presented for theoretical flow through sharp crested circular weirs which involves use of elliptic functions; tables appended give summary of available experimental data with discharge coefficients, flow through weirs of various diameters based on these coefficients and values of elliptic functions involved by which flow through circular weir of any diameter may be found.

Subject Headings: Weirs | Water discharge

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