Design of Stable Canals and Channels in Erodible Material

by Pete W. Terrell,
Whitney M. Borland,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1958, Vol. 123, Issue 1, Pg. 101-115

Document Type: Journal Paper


Major factors which must be integrated into design of irrigation canal; factors causing change in stream regimen; methods by which proper size and shape of channel can be computed; practical consideration and field experience of channel stability problems; basic data needed for adequate design of channel.

Subject Headings: Channel stabilization | Stable channels | Erosion | Hydraulic design | Irrigation | Canals | Stream channels | River bank stabilization

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