Laboratory investigation of hydraulic efficiency of transverse grates in roads

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2015
Özbey, Cumhur
In this study, hydraulic efficiency of transverse grated inlet systems to be used in small roads is experimentally investigated. For this purpose, an existing experimental setup in the Hydromechanics Laboratory of METU is utilized. Three sets of experiments are conducted in order to examine the relationship between the total flow rate and the grate efficiency with respect to several parameters. In the first set, the interdependence of the void ratio and grate efficiency is investigated. In the second set of the experiments, the influence of the configuration on the hydraulic efficiency is studied. The final set of the experiments is performed to observe the grate efficiency of two successive grates. The result of each experiment is presented in detail.

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C. Özbey, “Laboratory investigation of hydraulic efficiency of transverse grates in roads,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2015.