Title: Determination of hydraulic features in Colombian rivers by tracer analysis

Authors: Alfredo Constain; Carlos Peña-Guzmán; Duvan Mesa

Addresses: R&D Manager Fluvia Tech., Carrera 19B 166-37 of 101, Bogotá, Colombia ' El Bosque University, Avenida Carrera 9 No. 131 A – 02, Bogotá, Colombia ' Santo Tomás University, Carrera 9 # 51-11, Bogotá, Colombia

Abstract: The importance of hydraulic, geomorphological and hydrodynamic conditions in rivers on watershed management cannot be overstated. However, in developing countries, sometimes the infrastructure is poor and these conditions are not managed properly. Therefore, this paper proposes a methodology to calculate flow, slope, Chezy's C, Manning's n and hydrodynamic conditions in rivers with a tracer. This methodology allows the calculation of these hydraulic and hydrodynamic characteristics for rivers that have velocity from 0.108 m/s to 1.93 m/s.

Keywords: hydraulica features; hydrodynamic; rivers; tracer.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHST.2019.10024455

International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, 2019 Vol.9 No.5, pp.457 - 473

Received: 01 Apr 2017
Accepted: 30 Dec 2017

Published online: 07 Oct 2019 *

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