Following the stream cross section (ft2) and the stream velocity (ft/sec) allows us to calculate the stream flow (ft3/sec). The watershed runoff during a storm is 3.5 ft. high and flows in 18 ft. wide channel. The velocity is measured at 1.2 feet per second (fps). What is the flow rate of the water in cubic feet per second?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 10:33 pm ad1c9bdddf
Brief calculations to find the flow rate of water running from a stream are given.
Coastal Protection Strategies: Dynamic and Static Armoring
In dynamic armouring smaller particles are used and they are allowed to adjust by erosion and deposition to the prevailing wave climate, while still protecting the finer particles behind them from being washed away. In static armouring very large stones are placed to lock the shore in place - no movement is anticipated even in the worst storm. What are the advantages and disadvantages in both human terms (use, appearance, cost) and natural terms of the two strategies for coastal protection?View Full Posting Details