Modeling Critical Depth in Open Channels

by Robert G. Traver, Villanova Univ, Villanova, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract:

This paper explores multiple critical depths. Reasons behind and characteristics of their occurrence are reviewed. A method to determine multiple critical depths is proposed for use in unsteady of steady surface water profile models.



Subject Headings: Hydraulic models | Flow profiles | Surface water | Channel flow | Open channels | Terrain models | Hydrologic models | Steady flow

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