Solution of Hydraulic Jump in Horizontal Channels by Graphs

by Yin Au-Yeung, (M.ASCE), Sr. Civ. Engr.; Engrg. Consultants, Inc., Denver, CO,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 8, Pg. 1465-1468

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose of this technical note is to present two simple solution charts for obtaining conjugate depths in horizontal channels without involving any complex supplementary mathematical operations. The first solution chart applies for circular channels; the second is for triangular, trapezoidal and rectangular channels.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic jump | Mathematics | Trapezoidal channels

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