Water Engineering

Life-cycle Assessments of Solar Water-Heating Systems: A Review

Author(s) Lili Wei Xiujuan Guo Lina Zhang   Abstract This research study reviews life-cycle assessments (LCAs) of solar water-heating systems (SWHS) and provides a complete overview of its progress. Several research papers have confirmed the advantages of SWHS in...

Numerical Simulation of Wall Shear Stress Downstream of a Headcut

Author(s) Hongyan Wei, PhD Sean J. Bennett, PhD Minghui Yu, PhD Chi Zhou, BSc Bole Jiang, MEng Wengang Duan, MEng   Abstract Headcut erosion is a very common process occurring at the head of rills, crop furrows and ephemeral gullies. A numerical model of the...

Maximum Shear-Stress Method for Stable Channel Design

Author(s) Narendra Patel; Amin Mohebbi, M.ASCE; Chyan-Deng Jan, F.ASCE; and Junke Guo, M.ASCE   Abstract Stable channel design is important for conveying water among stakeholders in a safe and cost-effective manner. The current design methods include the regime...

Hydraulics of Seepage from Trapezoidal Channels

Author(s) Rajesh Kumar Mahato and Subhasish Dey, M.ASCE   Abstract A tractable analytical solution for steady-state two-dimensional seepage from a trapezoidal channel in a homogeneous, isotropic porous medium of considerable depth is presented. The analysis is...