Operation of Spillways in Northwest Projectsby R. B. Cochrane, (M.ASCE), Chf.; Multipurpose Project Branch, Operations Div., Portland Dist., Corps of Engrs., Portland, Ore.,
Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 8, Pg. 7-38
Document Type: Journal Paper
Advantages of tainter gates over vertical lift gates for spillways on Columbia River dams: Bonneville, The Dalles, McNary, and Chief Joseph; stilling basins of such spillways, which are subject to year round use, should be designed with ample proportions; steel lining of concrete high-head conduits in spillways recommended to guard against erosion; chute-flap type spillways are advantageous in narrow valley projects.
Subject Headings: Spillways | Gates (hydraulic) | Concrete dams | Stilling basins | Conduits | Linings | Hydraulic design | River bank stabilization
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