Spillway Design for Pacific Northwest Projects

by Marvin J. Webster, (F.ASCE), Chf.; Hydr. Design and Lab section, U. S. Army Engr. Dist., Portland, Corps of Engrs., Portland Ore.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 8, Pg. 63-85


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Design criteria and characteristics for spillways in five Pacific Northwest Projects which include Chief Joseph, McNary, The Dalles, Detroit, and Cougar dams; spillway crests for Chief Joseph and The Dalles are underdesigned to 75% of maximum heads; model studies were used extensively in design of four of five spillways described.

Subject Headings: Spillways | Hydraulic design | Model analysis | Hydraulic models | Dams | North America | United States | Pacific Northwest | Michigan | Detroit

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