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Gate Lip Hydraulics under Sluice Gate

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ABSTRACT

This paper present the effect of the lower gate lip on the coefficient of contraction, velocity and discharge which have been made in a rectangular flume with four gates opening from (2 to 4.5) cm, five different discharges from (6.2 to 18.15) l/s and five different gate cases (vertical and inclined vertically) by angle (45with and opposite flow direction with horizontal and sharp lower lip. The values of coefficients of contraction (Cc) and discharge (Cd) increases when gate slope increases with flow direction and the lower lip is horizontal, these increases are (16)% and (18)% respecttively, while these values decreases when gate slope increases opposite flow direction and the lower lip is horizontal these decreases are (13)% and (11)% respectively. The values of coefficient of velocity (Cv) remain constant and don’t effect with changes of gate slope or gate lip.

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A. Mohammed and M. Khaleel, "Gate Lip Hydraulics under Sluice Gate," Modern Instrumentation, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2013, pp. 16-19. doi: 10.4236/mi.2013.21003.

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