Use of Computers for Kansas River Flood Studies

by W.L. Northrop,
C.W. Timberman,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 113-150

Document Type: Journal Paper


General digital computer program is described that produces flow hydrographs for extensive network of basin subareas using unit hydrographs and routing coefficients; this concept is expanded to determination of releases for system of reservoirs; development of electronic analog for reservoir operation is also described.

Subject Headings: Computing in civil engineering | Rivers and streams | Floods | Hydrographs | Reservoirs | Computer software | Computer networks | Basins | Kansas | United States

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