Open Channel Flow Calculations with the Manning Equation Using Excel Spreadsheets

Title: Open Channel Flow Calculations with the Manning Equation Using Excel Spreadsheets

Contributor: Harlan Bengtson, Ph.D., P.E. , Former Dean of Engineering, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Published Date: 2014

Content Type: Tutorial

Description:

This tutorial teaches the Manning equation and its use for uniform open channel flow calculations, including the hydraulic radius, Manning roughness coefficient, and normal depth. There are example problems and illustrations show how to use spreadsheets for the calculations.