River Hydraulics in 1861

by T.A. Lane,
Williams, Jr.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 3, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Plan for flood control on Lower Mississippi developed by A.A. Humphreys and H.L.Abbot century ago; problems relating to open channel flow which at that time confronted hydraulic engineers; solution, development of original formulas, and comparison with other formulas in use at time and with present methods.

Subject Headings: Hydraulics | Rivers and streams | Open channel flow | Floods | Comparative studies | Flow duration | Mississippi

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