Determination of Efficient Open Channel Section

by Mohammad Ali Mahdaviani,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 6, Pg. 103-112

Document Type: Journal Paper


Hydraulic design engineers can use this paper to determine the most hydraulically efficient trapezoidal open channel section. A nomogram and a set of curves, developed from the Manning formula, are provided to facilitate the determination of channel dimensions. By consulting the nomogram and the curves, the designer can determine channel dimensions which are not established by other technical considerations.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Open channels | Consulting services | Curvature | Trapezoidal channels

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