Area Method: Slope & Examples

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After heavy rain, a channel is flowing at 11ft high and 22ft wide. The canal is made of brass and has a slight slope of .007? What is the discharge for this body of water?

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1. In the Manning Formula, which is not a assumption that must be made?

2. In the Manning Formula, what value does the Roughness Coefficient represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study tools to find out what you know about slope area method. The quiz will assess your understanding of key points like the discharge for a given body of water and an assumption made in the Manning Formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about these topics:

  • What the Roughness Coefficient is in the Manning Formula
  • How to calculate for the hydraulic radius of a semicircle
  • Finding the area of the cross-section of a stream

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve slope area method practice problems
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about using the Manning Formula in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Roughness Coefficient and what it represents

Additional Learning

Study the subject further via the accompanying lesson entitled Area Method: Slope & Examples. You'll be reviewing the following topics in detail:

What the slope area method is used to find

  • How to define slope and area
  • Example of the Manning Formula
  • What a cross-section is
  • Breakdown of the use of the Manning Formula
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