Wetted Perimeter | Kleinschmidt

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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Extending your Cross Sections to High Ground?

What are the implications of having a cross section that is too short and doesn’t extend all the way out to the highest computed water surface elevation?  Does it affect the results?  Take this cross section for example. It is missing much of the left overbank (presumably). Image courtesy of Adam Bohnoff First of all, […]

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