oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Efficient flood control of dams equipped with crest gates

Volume 15, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The paper presents theoretical yet practical guidelines to the determination of an efficient flood control procedure for a dam equipped with crest gates. The method presented and formulae derived are for the general case but may readily be applied to a specific dam by the insertion of the actual physical parameters and runoff characteristics pertaining to that dam and its catchment.

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