Hydraulic Design of Columbia River Basin Navigation Locks

by G.C. Richardson,
M.J. Webster,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-23


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Design features of Bonneville, Connerville, Dalles, Ice Harbor, and McNary locks; Ice Harbor lock has 100 ft lift; John Day lock will be even higher with 113 ft lift; improvements in filling systems are reflected by almost complete lack of turbulence in lock chambers of McNary and Dalles locks as compared to very turbulent condition in Bonneville lock; model studies indicate less turbulence in Ice Harbor lock.



Subject Headings: Locks (waterway) | Ice | Ports and harbors | Hydraulic design | Turbulence | Turbulent flow | Structural models | Hydrologic models

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