Browse Prairie Research Institute by Author "Yen, Ben Chie"

  • Yen, Ben Chie; Wenzel, Harry G., Jr.; Mays, Larry W.; Tang, Wilson H. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1976-08)
    This report describes the development of a series of computer models capable of determining the diameter, slope and crown elevations of each sewer in a storm drainage system in which the layout and manhole locations are ...

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  • Wenzel, Harry G., Jr.; Yen, Ben Chie; Tang, Wilson H. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1979-06)
    This report describes further development of computer models for determining the diameter, slope and elevations of each pipe in a storm drainage system in which the layout and manhole locations are specified. The design ...

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  • Yen, Ben Chie; Gonzalez, Juan A. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1994-12)
    The Boneyard Creek in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois has caused flooding problems in the twin cities for years. Like most drainage problems, it is desirable to know the flow carrying capacity of some or all of the channels in ...

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  • Yen, Ben Chie; Liou, Ying-Chang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1969-07)
    An analytical study was conducted for the determination of the Weisbach resistance coefficient for flow in sand-bed straight channels. Available experimental data were reanalyzed based on dimensional analysis and fluid ...

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  • Yen, Ben Chie; Cheng,Shiu-Tuang; Jun, Ryong-Iio; Voorhees, Michael L.; Wenzel, Harry G., Jr.; Mays, Larry W. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-05)
    ILSD models are sewer system models for least-cost optimal design of the entire system. ILSD-1 designs for a specified layout the size and slope of the sewers with or without detention storages with user supplied rainfall ...

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  • Sevuk, A. Suha; Yen, Ben Chie; Peterson, Gordon E. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-10)
    The Illinois Storm Sewer System Simulation Model is a mathematical model for sewer design and flow prediction utilizing the Saint Venant equations to route unsteady flows through tree-type sewer networks. An overlapping ...

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  • Melching, Charles Steven; Yen, Ben Chie; Wenzel, Harry G., Jr. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1987-09)
    Floods have become the most prevalent and costly natural hazards in the U.S. When preparing real-time flood forecasts for a catchment flood warning and preparedness system, consideration must be given to four sources of ...

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  • Yen, Ben Chie (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-08)
    Increasing public concern on urban storm water quantity and quality problems demands a thorough review of the methodologies for flow prediction and design of urban storm drainage systems and development of improved ...

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  • Yen, Ben Chie (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1971-12)
    Recent development and improvement in numerical techniques and computer capability enables more accurate numerical solutions of spatially varied flow problems such as various phases of urban storm runoffs. Consequently, ...

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  • Yen, Ben Chie; Pansic, Nicholas (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1980-03)
    Surcharge of a sewer is the situation in which the sewer entrance and exit are submerged and the pipe is flowing full and under pressure. In this report the hydraulics of the surcharged flow as well as the open-channel ...

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  • Soong, David TaWei; Yen, Ben Chie (Illinois State Water Survey, 2000)

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