Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


The given figure shows gradually varied flow in an open channel with a beak in bed slope. Types of water surface profiles occurring from left to right are

[A]. H2 , S3
[B]. H2 , S2
[C]. H2 , M2
[D]. H3 , M2

Answer: Option B


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Subha Annadurai said: (Mar 11, 2018)  
How to find water profile? Explain, please.

Sujatha said: (Oct 27, 2020)  
Please explain the answer.

Md Shayan Sabri said: (Nov 18, 2020)  
Slope is zero therefore horizontal.

Drawdown in water level from CDL to NDL therefore S2 profile.

NDL is above the CDL therefore steep slope.

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