Synthetic Storm Pattern for Drainage Design

by Clint J. Keifer, Senior Sewer Designing Engr.; City Bureau of Eng., Chicago, Ill.,
Henry Hsien Chu, (A.M.ASCE), Civ. Engr.; City Dept. of Public Works, Chicago, Ill.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-25

Document Type: Journal Paper


Method of determining storm pattern which may be used in hydrograph method of sewer design; pattern includes average intensities of rate-duration curve for all durations; chronological location of peak period of rainfalls with reference to total storms period and amount of antecedent precipitation immediately preceding maximum period of any durations is derived from statistical average of rainfall records.

Subject Headings: Storms | Hydraulic structures | Hydraulic design | Storm sewers | Rainfall duration | Rainfall intensity | Hydrographs | Curvature

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