oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Flood peak estimation in South Africa
|Article Title||Flood peak estimation in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.|
|Publication Date||Feb 1983|
|Pages||557 - 563|
|Keyword(s)||Peak flood estimation, Point rainfall and Rainfall duration|
This paper descriptionbes a method for rapid estimation of flood peaks anywhere in South Africa, based on existing point rainfall information and regionalized direct runoff hydrographs. A typical diagram and formulae are presented. A worked example is provided in the Appendix.
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