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Title: Hydraulic capacity of meandering channels in straight floodways : hydraulic model investigation, CWI item no. 807, hydraulic capacity of meandering channels
Authors: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Keywords: Channels
Hydraulic engineering
Flood control
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Preface: The investigation, CWI No. 807, "Hydraulic Capacity of Meandering Channels," was conducted by the Waterways Experiment Station as part of the Civil Works Investigations program of the Office, Chief of Engineers. This study was authorized by the latter office in a second endorsement, dated 6 January 1948, to Waterways Experiment Station letter, dated 7 November 1947, subject: "Hydraulic Program - Engineering Investigation for Civil Works." Liaison was maintained during the course of the investigation by progress reports and conferences. Mr. John C. Harrold, of the Office Chief of Engineers, visited the Waterways Experiment Station at various times in connection with the study. The investigation was conducted during the period January 1948 to January 1955 under the supervision of Messrs. E. P. Fortson, Jr., and G. B. Fenwick, of the Hydraulics Division. In direct charge of the project was Mr. E. B. Lipscomb, who prepared this report.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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