Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts

Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts HEC 10 November 1972

Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts

Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts

Table of Contents of Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts

Section 1 : HEC 10 Introduction
Section 2 : HEC 10 Description of Capacity Charts
A. Scope of Charts
B. Composition of Charts
C. Reading of Charts Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts
Section 3 : HEC 10 Requirements and Limitations for Use of Charts
A. Requirements and Limitations
B. Problems Not Meeting Above Requirements
Section 4 : HEC 10 Special Uses of Capacity Charts
Case 1 Paved invert corrugated metal pipe or pipe-arch culverts.
Case 2 Fully paved corrugated metal pipe with headwall entrance.
Case 3 Rectangular concrete box culverts of 5 ft. height or more.
Case 4 Circular pipe sizes not included in the charts for concrete or corrugated metal pipe.
Case 5 Oval concrete pipe sizes not on the charts.
Case 6 Corrugated structural plate (2″ x 6″) pipe-arch sizes not on the charts.
Case 7 Culvert slope zero (level invert).
Case 8 Culverts with broken slopes.
Case 9 The culvert L/100So exceeds the chart value.
Section 5 : HEC 10 Design Considerations
A. Magnitude and Frequency of Floods
B. Design Floods Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts
C. Allowable Headwater
D. Other Factors
Section 6 : HEC 10 Design Data
A. Hydrologic Data Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts
B. Topographic and Other Site Data
C. Stream Channel Calculations
D. Design Data Tabulation
E. Multiple Barrel Culverts
Section 7 : HEC 10 Culvert Capacity Charts Part I
A. Concrete Box Culverts
B. Circular Concrete Pipe Culverts
C. Oval Concrete Pipe Culverts
D. Oval Concrete Pipe Culverts
Section 7 : HEC 10 Culvert Capacity Charts Part II
E. Standard Circular Corrugated Metal Pipe Culverts
F. Standard Corrugated Metal Pipe Arch Culverts
G. Structural Plate Circular Corrugated Metal Pipe Culverts
H. Structural Plate Pipe-Arch Corrugated Culverts
Appendix A : HEC 10 Hydraulic Principles and Compilation of Charts
A-1 Notation Capacity Charts for the Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts
A-2 Inlet Control Flow
A-3 Outlet Control Flow
A-4 Resistance Factors
A-5 Chart Curves
A-6 Interpolation for Headwater
Appendix B : HEC 10 Accuracy of Chart Solutions
B-1 General Considerations
B-2 Effects of Relative Headwater Depths
B-3 Culverts on Level Grade
Appendix C : HEC 10 Chart Listing

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