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Computer technique for slope-area measurements

January 1, 1965

The report gives detailed instructions on preparation of input data for automatic computation of a discharge measurement by the slope-area method. The program follows standardized methods of computing cross section properties and uses multi-section discharge equations. The printout comprises hydraulic properties of each section and computed discharges for each component sub-reach and for the entire reach. One example demonstrates the technique.

Publication Year 1965
Title Computer technique for slope-area measurements
DOI 10.3133/70045413
Authors W.P. Somers, G.I. Selner
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Unnumbered Series
Series Title Surface Water Techniques
Index ID 70045413
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse