Seepage Losses from Parallel Canal Systems

by H.Y. Hammad,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 43-50

Document Type: Journal Paper


Two-dimensional problem of steady seepage flow under gravity from system of parallel, identical, and equally spaced canals into semipervious clay layer underlain by freely permeable layer of sand and gravel in which piezometric heat is very near canal water level; two steps of conformal mapping are used and approximation to canal profile is adopted.

Subject Headings: Seepage | Canals | Permeability (soil) | Layered soils | Soil water | Two-dimensional flow | Flow profiles | Steady flow

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