Characteristics of Flow over Terminal Weirs and Sills

by P. K. Kandaswamy, Iowa Inst. of Hydr. Research, State Univ. of Iowa,
Hunter Rouse, (M.ASCE), Prof.; Fluid Mechanics & Div., Inst. of Hydr. Research, State Univ. of Iowa.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper


Generalized experimental results are presented to show variation in both discharge coefficient and nappe profile for two-dimensional flow over vertical sharp-crested weir at end of horizontal channel as ratio of head to depth of flow changes continuously from zero to unity.

Subject Headings: Two-dimensional flow | Weirs | Reefs and sills | Flow profiles | Channel flow | Water discharge | Head (fluid mechanics)

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