"A simulation model is developed to aid in the analysis of small dams to reduce the possibility of inadequate spillway designs. Basic assumptions concerning the geometric aspects of the natural reservoir are made to develop the model which is based upon describing the timing and magnitude of a design flood passing through a reservoir. Simulation equations are derived from the basic continuity equation and describe reservoir outflow and storage as functions of reservoir depth. Newton's Iteration Technique is utilized to solve the simulation equations for the reservoir depth. The resulting simulation model determines an optimum size auxiliary spillway having a minimum crest length for a range of spillway elevations. Estimated project cost equations are developed for an aid in the comparative analysis of alternative projects"--Abstract, page ii.
Harbaugh, Terence E., 1935-1973
Stevens, Glendon Taylor, 1927-
Aughenbaugh, N. B.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
M.S. in Civil Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation
- Computer Aided Spillway Design- Hydrologic Routing
vi, 31 pages
© 1971 Larry Wesley Mays, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Open Access
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Spillways -- Design -- Mathematical models
Reservoirs -- Design and construction
Dams -- Design and construction
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Mays, Larry W., "Reservoir design: simulation techniques" (1971). Masters Theses. 5088.