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Back to the Basics: Bank Station Placement – Part 2

Expanding upon Chris’ discussion of where to place bank stations, what should you do about high terrain somewhere in the middle of your cross section?  Here is an example: How should we treat the left overbank?  It’s hard to tell if the high area next the left bank is isolated (i.e., it would be an […]

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Back to the Basics: Bank Station Placement

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of basic bank station issues for models I have reviewed.  Some real basic stuff.  So I thought it would be good to go back to the basics a bit here and review proper placement of bank stations for cross sections in HEC-RAS. What do bank stations do for us?  First […]

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Vertical Walls-What are the Implications?

Many water surface profile software programs prior to HEC-RAS had a quirky rule against having perfect vertical sides.  In other words, you could not have two or more elevations at the same stationing.  A perfect example of this is a rectangular flume.  The workaround for the older software was to define the tops of the […]

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