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Direct measurement of seepage from earthen channels

R. P. Byrnes

Direct measurement of seepage from earthen channels

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Published by Australian Govt. Pub. Service in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.P. Byrnes and A. Webster.
SeriesResearch project / Department of National Development and Energy, Australian Water Resources Council ;, no. 73/48, Technical paper / Australian Water Resources Council ;, no. 64, Research project (Australian Water Resources Council) ;, no. 73/48., Technical paper (Australian Water Resources Council) ;, no. 64.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/02881 (T)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1606213M
ISBN 100642069425
LC Control Number91143673

Electromagnetic distance measurement (Aspects of modern land surveying) [Burnside, C. D] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Electromagnetic distance measurement (Aspects of modern land surveying)Author: C. D Burnside. Weirs can be temporary or permanent measurement fixtures. Portable sharp-crested weirs may be used to measure small flows in earthen channels or lined tunnels. A simple weir for measuring flows in small earthen channels can be constructed from a stiff piece of metal cut in the shape of, but somewhat larger than, the channel cross section. Current measurement. The measurement of the rate of passage of electric charges in a circuit. The unit of measurement, the ampere (A), is one of the base units of the Internationa. EXAMPLE: If a road culvert is to last 25 years with a 40% chance of failure during the design life, it should be designed for a year peak flow event (i.e., year recurrence interval). When streamflow records are not available, peak discharge can be estimated by the "rational" method or formula and is recommended for use on channels draining less than 80 hectares ( acres).


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The coefficient of permeability of dam material is mm/sec. The discharge per meter length of dam is a) nrVsec b) m3/sec c) m3/sec d) m3/sec Ans:a The most suitable method for drainage of fine grained.PAES A Figure 1. Water balance in an open channel 5 Site Selection The channel section to be considered shall be accessible for measurement.

The channel section should be at least 50 m with uniform cross section and grade between the inflow and outflow measuring points. Channels with adjoining depressions such as creeks or rivers shall be avoided.