Calibration of a Submerged Broad Crested Weirby Richard A. Smith, (M.ASCE), Prof. and Acting Head; Dept. of Civ. Eng., Louisiana Polytechnic Inst., Ruston, La.,
Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 1-16
Document Type: Journal Paper
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Abstract: Paper treats calibration, or correlation of variables, even though weir is completely submerged and tail-water phenomena control discharge; it shows that for free overfall, discharge is function of head on weir, but for submerged condition discharge is function of degree of submergence; compute discharge, compared with observed discharge, showed deviation of 2%.
Subject Headings: Water discharge | Submerging | Weirs | Calibration | Correlation | Tailwater | Head (fluid mechanics) |
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