oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Flood analysis for spillway design
|Article Title||Flood analysis for spillway design|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Dec 1958|
|Pages||475 - 477|
|Keyword(s)||Flood analysis and Spillway design|
The writer wishes to stress the fact, which is often overlooked, that all hydrologic investigations are inductive, and deductions can only be as reliable as the data on which they are based. So many factors affect hydrologic phenomena that it is essential that the engineer employed on the analysis thereof should have not only a sound knowledge of the basic hydrologic theories but also at least an elementary knowledge of meteorology. In fact, sound advice to the young engineer who is interested in hydrology is first accumulate a library.
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