Pressure on Spillway Flip Buckets

by A. Balloffet,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 5, Pg. 87-98

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Paper presents computations of pressures on cylindrical flip buckets by assuming irrotational vortex flow; correlation between maximum theoretical pressures thus determined and maximum pressures observed in model studies; correlation shows that, despite simplifications involved, theory may provide good estimate of maximum pressure, both for chute and for tunnel spillway flip buckets.

Subject Headings: Correlation | Model analysis | Spillways | Computing in civil engineering | Vortices | Pressurized flow | Computer models | Freight transportation |

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