Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Hydrology and Hydraulics by Contributor "Illinois State Water Survey"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Yang, Chih Ted; Stall, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-07)
    The relationship between rate of sediment transport and rate of potential energy expenditure has been studied in detail. Unit stream power, defined as the time rate of potential energy expenditure per unit weight of water, ...

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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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