Velocity Downstream of a Submerged Pipe Outlet

by Kerry M. Robinson, USDA, Stillwater, United States,
Charles E. Rice, USDA, Stillwater, United States,
Kem C. Kadavy, USDA, Stillwater, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


The velocity downstream of a submerged pipe outlet was examined in time and space. A model study was performed to examine the influence of boundary roughness changes on the velocity dissipation. The decay of velocity was measured, as were the velocity fluctuations and distributions.

Subject Headings: Fluid velocity | Velocity distribution | Spillways | Underwater pipelines | Submerging | Hydraulic roughness | Mathematical models

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