Trapping efficiency of reservoirs (SR 212)

Hydraulics Research Wallingford, - (1989) Trapping efficiency of reservoirs (SR 212). Technical Report. Hydraulics Research Wallingford.

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Abstract

This report describes a study undertaken by Hydraulics Research to investigate the factors which affect the trapping efficiency of reservoirs. A numerical reservoir sedimentation model is used to investigate the effect of altering variables which represent the reservoir geometry, flow and sediment conditions. The critical factors in determining reservoir trapping efficiency are the discharge, mean depth, width and shear velocity, and the sediment fall velocity. The trapping efficiency of a reservoir is dependent on the mean depth to length ratio.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Additional Information: SR 212
Subjects: Water > Water resources
Water > General
Divisions: Water
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:42
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2020 15:17
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/228

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