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FLUID MECHANICS - CASE STUDY

    Introduction


Storm Sewer System Construction

 

The city of Norman is installing a new storm sewer system near the junction of Lindsey and Elm streets to avoid future flooding. The sewer system is designed to discharge a capacity of 7.5 ft3/s when the pipe flows at 80% full, as shown in the figure. The slope of the sewer is 0.003.

   
  Questions

 

Determine the required pipe size.

   
  Approach


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  • Assume the flow is uniform.
  • The Manning coefficient for concrete pipe is n = 0.015.