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|Title:||Investigations of various shapes of the upstream quadrant of the crest of a high spillway : hydraulic laboratory investigation|
|Authors:||Melsheimer, Edwin S.|
Murphy, Thomas E.
|Publisher:||Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)|
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
|Series/Report no.:||Research report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; H-70-1.|
Abstract: This investigation was concerned with the shape of the upstream quadrant of the crest of a high spillway. Tests involved determination of pressures and discharge coefficients, with and without crest piers, at heads varying from one-fourth the design head to one and one-half times the design head. Limiting conditions for cavitation on the crest are defined.
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