Freeboard Allowances for Wave in Inland Reservoirs

by Jr. Saville,
E.W. McClendon,
A.L. Cochran,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 2, Pg. 93-122

Document Type: Journal Paper


Factors to consider in selection of freeboard allowances for wind generated waves in large inland reservoirs; studies conducted by Corps of Engineers concerning estimating characteristics of wind-waves generated in inland reservoirs; outline of wind-tide relations as associated with inland reservoirs; hydraulic model studies and related analyses examined; sample computations presented to illustrate applications of generalized relationships described.

Subject Headings: Reservoirs | Wind waves | Hydraulic models | Wave generation | Wind engineering | Computer models | Hydrologic models | Computing in civil engineering

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