Some Experiments with Emergency Siphon Spillways

by Warren B. McBirney, (A.M.ASCE), Hydraulic Research Engr., Division of Engineering Laboratories Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 5, Pg. 1-24

Document Type: Journal Paper


Tests of new model design of siphon spillway for use as emergency structure for protection of canals; principal advantage of proposed design is significant reduction in time to prime, and priming can be achieved at lower discharge.

Subject Headings: Emergency management | Siphons | Spillways | Hydraulic design | Hydraulic models | Structural models | Drop structures | Protective structures

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