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Title: Study of butterfly valves for Pearl River locks : model investigation
Authors: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Keywords: Butterfly valves
Pearl River
Miter gates
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Introduction: Three looks are authorized for construction on a canal paralleling the Pearl River immediately south or Bogalusa, in southeastern Louisiana. Each look is to be 65 ft wide by 310 ft long and is to have a minimum depth of 10 ft over the sills. Lifts will vary from 5 to 28 ft at Lock 1, from 13 to 22 ft at Lock 2, and from 11 to 17 ft at Lock 3. Filling of these locks will be accomplished by loop culvert around the miter gates, flow through which will be controlled by three butterfly valves arranged as shown on plate 1.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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