Hydrodynamics of Flow into Curb-Opening Inlets

by R.J. Wasley,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 1-18

Document Type: Journal Paper


Use of curb opening inlets for conveying water from road surfaces into storm drainage systems; theoretical problem concerns open channel, on continuous grade of triangular cross section, one side of which is nearly vertical and at distance, enough to establish uniform flow conditions, this vertical side ends abruptly; new formulas for flow conditions are derived and experimental verification is given.

Subject Headings: Open channel flow | Water flow | Inlets (waterway) | Surface drainage | Drainage systems | Surface water | Water surface | Highway and road conditions

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