Resistance Experiments in a Triangular Channel

by Ralph W. Powell, (M.ASCE), Director; Rocky Mountain Hydr. Lab. And Head, Dept. of Civ. Eng. State Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.,
Chesley J. Posey, (M.ASCE), Director; Research Foundation, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, Colo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 5, Pg. 31-66

Document Type: Journal Paper


400-ft adjustable-slope triangular flume was tested smooth and also roughened with small rectangular battens at various spacings; comparison is made of Manning's formula with some more recent suggestions and velocity distribution, secondary currents, and other phenomena are reported.

Subject Headings: Load and resistance factor design | Velocity distribution | Flumes | Spacing | Comparative studies | Fluid velocity

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