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Minimum energy loss (MEL) culverts and waterways (19)

Minimum energy loss (MEL) culverts and waterways (19)

Description

Design discharge: 200 m3/s, barrel width: 10 m. Located on Norman Creek underneath the SE freeway beneath Ridge St. Operation on 7 November 2004: flood flow (80-100 m3/s) after 60-150 mm of rainfall in less than 3 hour: MEL water barrel in operation, looking downstream; note the standing wave flow

Date

7 November 2004

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

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