Probabilistic Calculation of Design Floods—SPEED

by Olivier Cayla, SOGREAH Ingenierie snc, Echirolles, France,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Hydrology

Abstract:

The probabilistic calculation of design floods was initiated in the 60s to overcome statistical calculation uncertainties. SPEED takes up and expands this original concept in the form of a coherent system of probabilistic studies of rainfall (regional analysis) and rainfall-runoff relations.



Subject Headings: Floods | Risk management | Hydraulic design | Uncertainty principles | Rainfall | Rivers and streams | Statistics | Probability

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