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Main Title Derivation of Hydrologic Frequency Curves.
Author Leder, Guy ; Schaake, J, John C. ;
CORP Author Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Ralph M. Parsons Lab. for Water Resources and Hydrodynamics.
Year Published 1972
Report Number 142 ;R72-6; DI-14-31-0001-3403; MIT-DSR-72943 ;OWRR-C-2137(3403); 08951,; C-2137(3403) (2)
Stock Number PB-209 761
Additional Subjects ( Surface water runoff ; Mathematical models) ; ( Rainfall ; Urban areas) ; ( Flood control ; Storm sewers) ; Simulation ; Monte Carlo method ; Reliability ; Efficiency ; Stochastic processes ; FORTRAN ; Computer programs ; Theses ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-209 761 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 152p
A new approach for deriving runoff-related frequency curves is analyzed. The approach consists of deriving the frequency curves directly from the rainfall process. In this work the reliability and computational efficiency of the approach is assessed through the derivation of the flood frequency curves of a small hypothetical catchment. The procedure followed consisted of simulating a continuous series of rainfall events, selecting and routing the storms likely to produce large peak flows; then a series of peakflows, obtained from the derived hydrographs, is built and the flood frequency curve constructed. (Author)