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Water 2016, 8(12), 553; doi:10.3390/w8120553

Reservoir Routing on Double-Peak Design Flood

DICATECh-Politecnico di Bari, E. Orabona St. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Academic Editor: Marco Franchini
Received: 21 June 2016 / Revised: 9 November 2016 / Accepted: 18 November 2016 / Published: 25 November 2016
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Abstract

This work investigates the routing effect provided by an artificial reservoir to a double-peak flood of a given return period. The present paper introduces a dimensionless form of the reservoir balance equation that describes the hydrologic-hydraulic processes that may occur and allows for the evaluation of the reservoir routing coefficient (RC). Exploiting this equation, an extensive sensitivity analysis based on the use of two simple parametric indices that depend on the storage capacity (SC) of the reservoir, the discharge capacity (DC) of the spillway (with fixed-crest) and the hydrologic behavior of the basin was performed. View Full-Text
Keywords: reservoir; peak flood; routing coefficient; sensitivity analysis; storage capacity reservoir; peak flood; routing coefficient; sensitivity analysis; storage capacity
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Gioia, A. Reservoir Routing on Double-Peak Design Flood. Water 2016, 8, 553.

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