HYDRAULIC DESIGN OF POOLED STEP CASCADES

s = height of step =
1m
L = length of step =
15 m
h = water level of overflow =
w = height of weir step =

tan a = s/L =
a=
3.814

0.6 m
0.4 m

0.067

Cd = 0.615*((1+(1/((1000*h)+1.6)))*(1+(0.5*((h/(h+w))^2)))
Cd =
0.727
Read from a chart of inclination of pooled step cascade
q=
6.00 m2/s

hc = (q2/g)^(1/3) =
hc =

1.542 m

5*((1+(8*((hc/h1)^3)))^(1/2))-1) .h1 = q/v1 v1 = ((2*g)*(w+s+h-h1+((hc^3)/(2*((w+h)^2))))) v1 = #NAME? h2/h1 = 0.5*((1+(8*((hc/h1)^3)))^(1/2))-1) h2/h1 = 0.

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