Runoff Prediction by Recession Curves

by Kazumasa Mizumura, Kanazawa Inst of Technology, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Hydrology

Abstract:

Based on the characteristics of the discharge hydrograph such as the rising limb and the recession curve, a simple water tank model is constructed. This water tank has cross-sectional area which is the function of the water depth. The runoff prediction by this model is in good agreement with the observed data.



Subject Headings: Water tanks | Hydrologic models | Mathematical models | Curvature | Runoff | Fluid flow | Hydrographs

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