Characteristics of the Inlet Hydrograph

by W. Viessman,
J.C. Geyer,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 5, Pg. 245-268

Document Type: Journal Paper


Study of relationship between rainfall and runoff for impervious inlet areas; data for analyses were derived from records of rainfall and runoff on impervious areas in Baltimore, Md, Newark, Del, and Hertfordshire, Great Britain; equations for determination of peak rates of runoff and time of rise of hydrograph are developed; method is proposed for predicting shape of simple hydrograph.

Subject Headings: Runoff | Inlets (waterway) | Hydrographs | Rainfall-runoff relationships | Hydrologic data | United States | Baltimore | Maryland | New Jersey

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