Hydraulic Computations from Limited Information

by C.K. Oakes,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 85-94

Document Type: Journal Paper


Methods of computation of discharge rates for various storms, recurrence frequencies, and low runoff from given watershed, discharge over obstructions; construction of stage-discharge and stage-slope-discharge curves; when only limited amount of data can be obtained, even transposition of data from other watersheds can be useful; data collection in Louisiana is detailed.

Subject Headings: Hydraulics | Computing in civil engineering | Information management | Watersheds | Construction methods | Data collection | Water discharge | Curvature | Runoff | Storms | North America | Louisiana | United States

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