Roughness Coefficients in Manning's Equation as an Estimating Tool for Bankfull Discharge in Natural Channels

by James Gracie,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: WRPMD'99: Preparing for the 21st Century

Abstract:

(No paper) This paper compares the results of Annable's work to the roughness coefficients by stream type given in Rosgen (1994) as well as some additional coefficients from the eastern United States; and presents some caveats in using Mannings Equation in estimating bankfull discharge for the purpose of selecting a design discharge for restoration work.



Subject Headings: Ecological restoration | Water discharge | Stream channels | Hydraulic roughness | Hydraulic design | River bank stabilization | Scour | United States

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