Wave in Navigation Canals Due to Lock Filing

by H-W. Partenscky,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 85-122

Document Type: Journal Paper


To allow for increase in traffic on European canals it became necessary to replace existing locks or to improve efficiency; work resulted in rapid flow of canal water; paper is concerned with effect of this flow on structures and ships.

Subject Headings: Navigation (waterway) | Canals | Locks (waterway) | Traffic flow | Water flow | Water transportation | Existing buildings | Water conservation

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