15. Bridging the Gap Between Flood Research and Design Practice

  1. Collected Reprint Series
  1. David H. Pilgrim

Published Online: 28 FEB 2014

DOI: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch15

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

How to Cite

Collected Reprint Series (1986) Bridging the Gap Between Flood Research and Design Practice, in 1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch15

Author Information

  1. School of Civil Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2014
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118786239

Online ISBN: 9781118782088

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Keywords:

  • Computer Versus field research;
  • Flood characteristics;
  • Flood hydrograph models;
  • Flood research and design;
  • Probable Maximum Flood (PMF)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Research and Design Practice

  • Some Guidelines for Development of Design Procedures

  • Some Disadvantages of the Computer in Scientific Hydrological Research

  • Hydrological Data

  • Regional Differences in Flood Characteristics

  • Assumptions to be Challenged

  • Some Practical Problems Needing Solution

  • Conclusion