Keywords and Phrases
Flood control; Systems engineering; Economics; Nonlinear programming; Net benefit; Unit hydrograph; Optimization; Nonstructural
A computer solution model is proposed for simulation of the effect of alternative measures for flood damage reduction. The goal of the model is to optimize the value of an objective function which will maximize the amount of net benefits returned by the project. The evaluation includes unit hydrograph synthesis, direct runoff construction, computation of average annual damages, and optimization of an objective function. A test application of the model is made on a small community affected by floods from a small ungauged stream"--Abstract, page iii.
Stevens, Glendon Taylor, 1927-
Munger, Paul R.
Aughenbaugh, N. B.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
M.S. in Civil Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
viii, 46 pages
© 1974 James R. Dexter, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Open Access
Flood damage prevention -- Computer simulation
Flood damage prevention -- Computer programs -- Design
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Dexter, James R., "A multiple-plan evaluation model for small ungauged watersheds" (1974). Masters Theses. 4198.