Hydraulics of Broad Crested Weirs

by B. A. Bakhmeteff, Columbia Univ, New York, NY, USA,
N. V. Feodoroff, Columbia Univ, New York, NY, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age


The paper presents a general, basic discussion of the title subject. It begins with a definition for the broad crested weir and analytical concepts. Subjects covered subsequently include acceleration, discharge coefficients, correction for kinetic energy head, similarity criterion, forms of surface profiles, dimensional representation, velocity distribution, energy features, and others. Refs.

Subject Headings: Hydraulics | Weirs | Water discharge | Velocity distribution | Terminology and definition | Kinetics | Hydro power | Power transmission

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