Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Hydrology and Hydraulics by Issue Date

  • Maxwell, W. Hall C.; Holley, Edward R.; Lin, Chi-Yu; Tekeli, Sahim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-02)
    The study presents a general analysis of two-layered stratified flows taking into account effects of sidewall friction and variation of density with horizontal distance. The analysis is applied to the study of arrested ...

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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. (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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  • 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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  • Lin, Chi-Yu; Holley, Edward R.; Maxwell, W. Hall C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-04)
    Analytical and experimental investigations were carried out for three-dimensional buoyant surface jets with strong ambient flow but without boundary attachment. A numerical model in curvilinear coordinates was developed ...

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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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  • 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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  • Jones, Barclay G.; Gronager, John E. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1980-03)
    Increased utilization of non-dilute, solid-fluid suspensions in transporting materials and in estimating the distribution of particles from atmospheric fallout, demands that the basic fluid-particle interactions be thoroughly ...

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  • Maxwell, W. Hall C.; Snorrason, Arni (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-01)
    Previous measurements of the velocity field in the vicinity of two intersecting submerged turbulent jets provided evidence that, contrary to the usual assumptions, intersecting flows may not necessarily be combined using ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Demissie, M.; Guo, Chwen-Yuan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1982-03)
    An excessive amount of bank erosion along a number of waterways in Illinois and surrounding states exists at the present time. Erosion of stream banks attracts public attention, reduces property values, results in the ...

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  • Alavian, Vahid; Broeren, Sally M.; Bintz, David W. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1983-10)
    State-of-the-art of hydraulic and water quality modeling in streams and rivers does not include the role of large, slowly circulating regions in dilution and transport of effluents discharged in such water bodies. Examples ...

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  • Miller, Barbara A.; Wenzel, Harry G. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-09)
    The investigation of the low flow condition has become important in recent years as a means of determining critical levels of water pollution, aquatic habitat and instream flow needs. To assess these critical conditions, ...

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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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  • Demissie, M.; Soong, T.W.; Bhowmik, N.G.; Fitzpatrick, W.P.; Maxwell, W. Hall C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1986-07)
    Secondary circulation which is sometimes referred to as secondary flow, secondary current or transverse current is an important phenomenon in natural streams and plays an important role in many natural processes in streams ...

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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; 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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  • Soong, Ta-Wei; DePue, Perry Michael, II (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1996-06)
    Although Manning's roughness coefficient is known to vary with river stage, information on this aspect is limited, and practitioners have to resort to trial-and-error approaches or rely on their judgment to quantify the ...

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

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

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  • Waterman, David M.; Garcia, Marcelo H.; Chow, Ven Te (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013-05)
    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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