High Head Gates and Valves in the United States

Task Committee on Outlet Works of the Committee on Hydraulic Structures of the Hydraulic Division, ASCE

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 10, Pg. 1727-1775

Document Type: Journal Paper


Typical gates and valves installed in dams throughout the United States have been compiled. Listing includes types, sizes, design head, discharge and operational problems. For final design of outlet works, comparable installations can be checked for possible hydraulics problems.

Subject Headings: Valves | Hydraulic design | Gates (hydraulic) | Dams | Head (fluid mechanics) | United States

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