Design of Stable Canals and Channels in Erodible Material

by Pete W. Terrell, (M.ASCE), Asst. Chief; Canals Branch, Div. of Design, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation Denver, Colo.,
Whitney M. Borland, (A.M.ASCE), Head; Sedimentation Section, Hydrology Branch, Div. of Project Investigations, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 1, Pg. 1-17

Document Type: Journal Paper


Major factors which must be integrated into design of irrigation canal; factors causing change in stream regimen; methods by which proper size and shape of channel can be computed; practical consideration and field experience of channel stability problems; basic data needed for adequate design of channel.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Canals | Channel stabilization | Stable channels | Erosion | Irrigation | Stream channels | River bank stabilization

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