Water Surface Profiles in Irregular Natural Streams

by P.A. Argyropoulos,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 1-10

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Simple, practical method is proposed for computation of water surface profiles; method is advantageous when several backwater profiles must be determined in channel; assumption is that velocity of flow is not uniformly distributed over area of any cross section; effect of bend losses, bridge-pier losses, and losses owing to change in shape of cross section can be included when necessary. (22 refs.)

Subject Headings: Water surface profiles | Rivers and streams | Flow profiles | Computing in civil engineering | Velocity distribution | Flow distribution | Velocity profile | Backwater

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