Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Hydrology and Hydraulics by Title

  • Waterman, David M.; Garcia, Marcelo H.; Chow, Ven Te (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013-05-12)
    Meandering river migration over large spatial and temporal scales has traditionally been numerically simulated using a bank erosion submodel that calculates the eroding bank migration rate as the product of the near-bank ...

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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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  • Bhowmik, Nani G. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-09)
    A practical design criteria is proposed to stabilize lake shores against wind waves. The wind waves in inland waterways such as rivers, canals, or lakes can and will cause substantial erosional damage if the waterway shore ...

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  • Alavian, Vahid; Broeren, Sally M. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-10)
    This paper presents the results of an investigation of mass transport by diffusion and advection in two-dimensional steady, spatially varied confined flow. In practice, this type of flow occurs in recirculating regions ...

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  • Wenzel, Harry G., Jr. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1970-09)
    An experimental and analytical study was conducted to investigate the mechanics of sheet flow as it is affected by rainfall. Water surface profile data were taken in a laboratory flume using artificially generated rainfall ...

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  • Nicklow, John William (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2008-08)

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  • Maxwell, W. Hall C.; Demissie, Misganaw (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1976-02)
    Detailed velocity traverses are presented for shallow submerged slot jets without lateral confinement. With wing-walls in place maximum velocities and temperatures were traced for both unheated and heated discharges. These ...

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  • Jones, Douglas M.A.; Meredith, Dale D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1972-04)
    Monthly estimates of precipitation on each lake, evaporation from each lake surface, and runoff into each lake from surrounding land areas are developed for the Great Lakes for calendar years 1946 through 1965. Overlake ...

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  • Yang, Chih Ted; Stall, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-06)
    A standard procedure for determining the distribution and variation of the heat assimilative capacity of a river has been developed. Hydraulic geometry equations for the Sangamon River Basin are used to provide the necessary ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Stall, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1979-09)
    Hydraulic geometry relationships for floodplains of nine river basins in Illinois and four river basins outside of the state were developed. Relationships between floodplain width, cross-sectional area, surface area, depth, ...

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  • Stall, John B.; Yang, Chih Ted (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1972-07)
    Unit stream power defined as the time rate of potential energy expenditure per unit weight of water of a natural stream has been studied intensively in this report. It is shown that the distribution and variation of unit ...

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  • Stall, John B.; Yang, Chih Ted (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1970-07)
    Channel characteristics of stream systems have been evaluated for 12 river basins in the humid region of the United States. Basins vary in size from 1532 to 8410 square miles, and river slopes from 1.56 to 107 feet per ...

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  • Stall, John B.; Fok, Yu-Si (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1968-07)
    A consistent pattern has been evaluated in which the width, depth, and velocity of flow in a stream change along the course of the stream with a constant frequency of discharge. These channel characteristics are termed ...

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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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  • Changnon, David; Haberlie, Alex (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2014-12)
    This study sought to characterize the impact of tropical system precipitation on streamflow values measured in nine Illinois watersheds and determine whether a predictive model based on antecedent and expected rainfall ...

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  • Meredith, Dale D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-03)

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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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  • Rhoads, Bruce; Garcia, Marcelo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013)

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  • Kown, Bong Taick (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1967-10)

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  • Fitzgerald, Steven D.; Holley, Edward R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1979-12)
    In order to mix an additive or a tracer with the fluid flowing in a pipe, it may be desirable to avoid the energy required and the possible maintenance problems for mixers or obstructions in a pipe and to avoid the relatively ...

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