Boundary Layer Stimulation in Rectangular Conduits

by R. G. Cox, (M.ASCE), Chf. Analysis Section; Hydr. Analysis Branch, Hydr. Div., U. S. Army Engr., Waterways Experiment Sta., Vicksburg, Miss.,
F. L. Bauer, Capt.; Corps of Engrs., U. S. Army, Germany.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 2, Pg. 25-38

Document Type: Journal Paper


Report on study applicable to sluices and conduits of flood control dams; stimulation of boundary layer will effectively reduce conduit length required for fully developed turbulent flow to about 40 equivalent diameters.

Subject Headings: Boundary layers | Conduits | Turbulent flow | Floods | Dams | Flow control

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