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Furrow flow velocity effect on hydraulic roughness

Trout, Thomas J. (1992) Furrow flow velocity effect on hydraulic roughness. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 118(6):981-987.

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The friction force that resists the movement of water in conduits is a
function of the irregularity and roughness of the conduit surface. Kruse et
al. (1965) and Heermann et al. (1969) found that the hydraulic resistance
in irrigation furrows is a function of the logarithm of the ratio of the absolute
roughness to the hydraulic radius. They successfuly modeled hydraulic
smoothness (inverse of resistance), defined as the flow velocity V divided
by the shear velocity V*, by an equation developed by Sayre and Albertson

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0780
Additional Information: ASCE Paper #2061
Subjects: Mass Import - unclassified
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:53
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2016 22:36
Item ID: 585