A Comparison of Accuracies of Steady Water Surface Profiles

by Robert G. Traver, Villanova Univ, Villanova, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources


The author compares the effect of varying boundary conditions and cross sectional spacing on one dimensional steady water surface profiles. Six streams are modeled using both the 10 and 100 year storms. The results are examined for possible benefits to the practitioner.

Subject Headings: Water surface profiles | Comparative studies | Flow profiles | Fluid flow | Streamflow | Boundary conditions | Spacing | Mathematical models

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