Graphical Solution to Hydraulic Jump

by Roland W. Jeppson, (A.M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof.; Civ. Engrg., Utah State Univ., Logan, UT,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1970, Vol. 96, Issue 1, Pg. 103-108

Document Type: Journal Paper

Discussion: Bhowmik Nani G. (See full record)
Discussion: Swain Abhimanyu (See full record)
Discussion: Mavis Frederic T. (See full record)
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Abstract: Nomograms are developed to give complete graphical solutions to the implicit hydraulic jump equation for flow in trapezoidal and triangular channels as well as the explicit equation for a hydraulic jump in a rectangular channel. The nomograms were constructed by combining alignment charts which solve the linearized components of the equation to graphical plots containing a graphical representation of the nonlinear components of the equation.

Subject Headings: Graphic methods | Hydraulic jump | Flow visualization | Channel flow | Trapezoidal channels | Alignment | Linear functions

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