Flow Characteristics on the Ogee Spillway

by Robert B. Jansen, (A.M.ASCE), Supervising Hydr. Engr.; Dept. of Water Resources, State of California, Sacramento, Calif.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-11

Document Type: Journal Paper


General formula is suggested for calculation of spillway energy loss, and theoretical derivation is presented defining limit between true hydraulic jump and drowned jump; criterion for estimating bottom velocities along level spillway apron is considered.

Subject Headings: Spillways | Energy loss | Hydraulic jump | Fluid velocity

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