cee4324-5984-f11hw5 - side slopes of 2H:1V The downstream...

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Virginia Tech Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CEE 4324/5984 – Open Channel Flow Homework #5: Hydraulic Jump Problems in Non-Rectangular Channels Due October 13, 2011 In all problems give your reasoning and show your work – not just a final answer. Make sure you answer all parts of all questions. Be careful of units and significant figures. Problem #1: A hydraulic jump occurs in a trapezoidal channel with a base width of 20. feet and
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Unformatted text preview: side slopes of 2H:1V. The downstream depth is 8.0 feet and the discharge is 1,000 ft 3 /s. Find the upstream depth, the head loss, and the horsepower dissipated in the jump. Problem #2: Given a pipe 5.0 meters in diameter, and an upstream depth of y 1 = 1.5 meters. If y 2 is 2.5 meters, what is the discharge in the pipe? What are the upstream and downstream Froude numbers?...
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