Some Experiments with Emergency Siphon Spillways

by Warren B. McBirney, (A.M.ASCE), Hydraulic Research Engr., Division of Engineering Laboratories Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 5, Pg. 1-24


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Tests of new model design of siphon spillway for use as emergency structure for protection of canals; principal advantage of proposed design is significant reduction in time to prime, and priming can be achieved at lower discharge.



Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Hydraulic models | Structural models | Siphons | Spillways | Emergency management | Drop structures | Protective structures

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