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Channel Design to Minimize Lining Material Costs

Trout, Thomas J. (1982) Channel Design to Minimize Lining Material Costs. Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division. 108(IR4):242-249.

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A direct algebraic technique is developed to determine open channel
cross-sectional designs which minimize lining material costs when base
and side wall unit costs are different. Solution graphs, which indicate both
the optimal parameter combination and the costs of deviating from the optimal
design, are presented. The graphs or analytical technique are also effective
in designing any trapezoidal channels. Use of the technique shows that moderate
deviations from optimal designs are not costly.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0497
Subjects: Mass Import - unclassified
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:52
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2017 22:32
Item ID: 393