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Baffle Type Energy Dissipator for Pipe Outlets

Vanoni, Vito A. and Rostron, James T. (1944) Baffle Type Energy Dissipator for Pipe Outlets. Agricultural Engineering, 25 (8&9).

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The baffle type energy dissipator described in this paper was developed through laboratory experimentation for use in soil conservation work. It is designed to reduce the energy in high velocity pipe flow so that the water may be discharged safely into an erodible channel. This structure can be adapted to meet the many field conditions encountered in erosion control work in agriculture and elsewhere, such as at pipe outlets draining terraces or ditches, highway culverts, and drop inlet spillway outlets. Pipe sizes commonly used in such applications range from 10 to 48 in in diameter and have flows from 10 to 250 cfs discharging into channels of various widths.

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Additional Information:©1944 American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Vol 25, nos. 8 and 9, pp. 301-304, August and pp. 241-348, September, 1944. This paper was presented at the fall meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers at Chicago, Ill., December, 1943, as a contribution of the Soil and Water Division.
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Issue or Number:8&9
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