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The Hydraulic Characteristics of Hinged Flap Gates

  • R. Burrows

Summary

The paper reports an experimental programme to investigate the hydraulic energy losses associated with simple hinged flap gates, sometimes referred to as ‘tide-flaps’. The graphical results presented, for models of a circular gate, illustrate in particular the influence of the weight of the gate on the energy losses created by the flow constriction.

Keywords

Head Loss Hydraulic Characteristic Velocity Head Head Tank Tide Gate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Burrows
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LiverpoolUK

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