oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Discussion on: hydrological myths
|Article Title||Discussion on: hydrological myths|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.|
|Publication Date||Jan 1984|
|Pages||27 - 31|
|Keyword(s)||Flood estimation, Kinematic method, Linear hydrological methods, Mathematical hydrological equations and Storm duration|
A brief history of the development of the rational method of flood estimation was given. The methods of discounting losses to yield effective rainfall were discussed. Linear hydrological methods were found to be based on the same reasoning.
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