Example of the Stable Channel Design Approach

by William A. Thomas, US Army Engineer Waterways, Experiment Station, Hydraulics Lab, Vicksburg, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


This paper shows an example application of a new method being packaged by the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station to aid in the design of stable flood-control channels. A stable channel is defined, the concept of a staged sedimentation study is presented, and example calculations are shown. The importance of a field reconnaissance trip is illustrated.

Subject Headings: Channel stabilization | Stable channels | Hydraulic design | Fluid flow | Flow control | Channel flow | River flow | Water flow | United States

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