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Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)

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Works: 975 works in 1,555 publications in 1 language and 15,399 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography 
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Classifications: TA7, 353
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Most widely held works about Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
 
Most widely held works by Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Particle size distributions of bed sediments along the thalweg of the Mississippi River, Cairo, Illinois, to Head of Passes, September 1989 : Potomology Program (P-1), report 7 by Carl F Nordin( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changes in Mississippi River bed material gradations between Cairo, IL, and head of Passes, LA, between 1932 and 1989 were determined. In September 1989, bed material samples were collected from the thalweg of the river along the 955-mile reach. In all, 504 samples were collected at 417 locations. Results were compared to a similar sampling program conducted in 1932. In general, the 1989 bed contained less coarse sand and gravel and less very fine sand than the 1932 lied. Upstream of the Old River Structure near river mile 300 the bed was generally finer in 1989 than in 1932. Downstream from river mile 300 the median grain size was about the same, but the distribution was more uniform, with less very fine sand
A numerical mud discharge plume model for offshore drilling operations by Roger H Multer( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical modeling of three-dimensional coastal currents and sediment dispersion : model development and application by Y. Peter Sheng( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical riprap design by Stephen T Maynord( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determination of stable riprap size is a problem that has been studied extensively but not yet solved. Existing design methods are based on the shear stress exerted by the flowing water on the channel boundaries. The various methods available for computing the shear stress do not agree. Determination of the amount of shear stress a given size riprap can withstand depends upon which investigator's coefficient is used in the Shields' equation. The objective of this investigation was to develop a riprap design procedure based on known or easily calculated variables that properly describes riprap stability. Model tests or riprap stability were used in this investigation to insure that the proposed design procedure is applicable to the higher turbulence levels found in decelerating flow in open channels. Design curves for bottom riprap and side slope riprap in straight channels are presented. Tentative criteria for riprap in channel bends are discussed. (Author)
Technical report CERC by Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes various editions of some numbers
Red River waterway sedimentation study downstream from Lock and Dam no. 1 : numerical model investigation by Ronald R Copeland( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muddy Creek grade control structures, Muddy Creek, Mississippi and Tennessee : hydraulic model investigation by Charles H Tate( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical supplement to dredged material disposal study, US Navy Home Port, Everett, Washington by Stephen A Adamec( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lake Darling Spillway, Souris River, North Dakota : hydraulic model investigation by Deborah R Cooper( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concrete gravity ogee spillway for the Lake Darling Dam will contain five 22-ft-high by 43-ft-wide gate bays separated by 10-ft-wide pairs. Outlet works consisting of four sluices within the piers will discharge into the spillway stilling basin. A hydraulic-jump-type stilling basin will provide satisfactory dissipation of the spillway and sluice flows. A 1:36-scale model of the spillway, sluices, stilling basin, approach area, and exit channel was used to study the overall hydraulic performance of the structure. Tests indicated that flow conditions in the approach to the spillway with both uncontrolled and controlled flows were satisfactory for the full range of anticipated discharges. Eddies developed on either side of the stilling basin. Constricting the channel flare to a uniform width eliminated the eddies. The size and extent of stone protection required on the dam embankment, side slopes and bottom of the approach channel, and side slopes and bottom of the exit channel were determined by model investigations. (fr)
Old River low-sill control structure : dynamic hydraulic forces acting on the stilling basin, survey boat safety, and debris passage : hydraulic model investigation by Bobby P Fletcher( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tests were conducted in 1:36-scale section models of the high and low bays to develop guidance for rehabilitation of the existing stilling basin, to develop guidance for the safety of survey boats operating in the approach to the structure, and to evaluate characteristics of debris passage through the structure. The portion of the basin between the baffles and end still was protected with sloping modules constructed of steel and grout, and tests were conducted to determine the hydraulic forces acting on the modules. A flow spoiler design to reduce uplift forces on the modules and not increase the sliding and uplift forces on the modules and not increase the sliding and uplift forces acting on the stilling basin was also investigated. Survey boat safety tests indicated that a typical survey boat operating upstream of the gate bays should be safe with gate openings equal to or less than 30% of the head on the crest. Debris passage tests indicated that debris up to 35 ft long and 3.0 ft thick would pass through the structure with gate openings equal to or greater than about 30 -40% of the head on the crest
Lock design, bottom longitudinal filling and emptying system by Thomas E Murphy( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report presents and summarizes directions for design of bottom longitudinal filling and emptying systems for navigation locks. Even though additional refinements to the system are desirable, the bottom longitudinal filling and emptying system unquestionably is the best system for intermediate- and high-lift locks used to date by the Corps of Engineers. It not only is superior when operated as planned but also is inherently safer than other systems in that it is not sensitive to faulty operation of the valves
Old River overbank structure outlet modifications : hydraulic model investigation by Ronald R Copeland( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six different outlet modification designs for the Old River Overbank Control Structure were evaluated. Model tests were conducted on five of the designs and design variations. A 1:24-scale section model was used to simulate discharges up to 550,000 cfs. Type 5 outlet modification design, utilizing gabions placed parallel to the flow on a 1V on 10H slope, was deemed the best of the six designs tested. Recommendations were also made to increase gabion effectiveness by improved construction and placement methods
Dredging : an annotated bibliography on operations, equipment and processes( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prototype evaluation of sluiceway aeration system, Libby Dam, Kootenai River, Montana by Richard G McGee( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tests were conducted to make a comprehensive prototype evaluation of the postmodification (i.e., aerator installation and air vent streamlining) operating conditions of the project. Prototype measurements included air vent discharges, center sluice aerator slot pressures, and invert pressures acting along the center line of the center sluice. Pressure drops from the atmosphere to the right and center sluice gate chambers were measured along with the pressure acting on the modified wall separating the center sluice gate chamber from the lower service gallery. In addition, vertical, transverse, and longitudinal structure accelerations were measured in the vicinity of the center sluice gate and on the sluice emergency gate during an emergency gate lowering operation
Design for prevention of beach erosion at Presque Isle beaches, Erie, Pennsylvania : hydraulic model investigation by William C Seabergh( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Type 19 flood insurance study : tsunami predictions for southern California by James R Houston( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calculations of shoreline elevations due to tsunamis of distant origin were made for the southern California region. Elevations were determined that were expected to be equaled or exceeded on the average of once per 100 or once per 500 yr. In addition, exceedance frequency distributions for arbitrary frequencies of occurrence were presented. Historical data of tsunami activity in distant generation regions were used in the investigation in conjunction with numerical models that generated tsunamis and propagated them across the deep-ocean and nearshore region. The combined effects of the astronomical tides and tsunamis were incorporated in the analysis. Numerical simulations of the 1964 Alaskan tsunami in southern California were performed and comparisons with historical tide gage recordings were presented. Tsunami elevation predictions based upon the methods presented in the investigation were shown to be in good agreement with predictions based solely upon historical data of tsunami activity (at the limited number of locations in southern California with sufficient historical data to allow reasonable predictions to be made)
San Juan National Historic Site, San Juan, Puerto Rico, design for prevention of wave-induced erosion : hydraulic model investigation by Robert R Bottin( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1:75-scale (undistorted) hydraulic model of the San Juan National Historic Site, which included the entire historic site, the entrance to San Jaun Harbor, part of Isla de Cabras, and sufficient offshore area in the Atlantic Ocean to permit generation of the required test waves, was used to investigate the effects of proposed structures on wave attack at the historic site. Proposed improvement plans consisted of the installation of rubble-mound revetments and/or breakwaters on both the ocean and bay sides of El Morro Castle. A 90-ft-long wave generator and an automated data acquisition and control system (ADACS) were utilized in model operation
Smithland Locks and Dam, Ohio River : hydraulic model investigation by John J Franco( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wave information study for U.S. coastlines by William D Corson( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Particle size distributions of bed sediments along the thalweg of the Mississippi River, Cairo, Illinois, to head of passes, September 1989 by Carl F Nordin( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCoastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station)

U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. Hydraulics Laboratory

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