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## HIGH FLOOD MAPPING |

Apart from the climax flow it may be useful to know the flow' s evolution, in the section referred to, depending on the period.

The construction of such a graphic is obtained with the method proposed by Nesh:

where:

Q(m·Δt) = the instantaneous flow m·Δt, with m variable from 1 to N;

N = the maximum number of intervals considered;

Δt = the temporary time interval (1 hour);

m = interval number;

Γ(n) = the gamma function;

Sb = basin's area [Km²];

hm-i+1 = the effective inflow [mm] in the interval (m-i+1);

k, n = basin's characteristic coefficients.

For estimating the coefficients k and n there are available several correlations, the program uses:

Nash (1960)

n and k are known by determining the m1 and m2 parameters with:

with:

m1 = 27.6·A0.3·ib-0.3

m2 = 0.41·L-0.1

where:

A = basin's area expressed in square miles;

L = water course length, prolongated, in mules;

ib = basin's medium inclination in parts on 10000.

Mc Sparran (1968)

Mc Sparran calculates:

with:

tp = 5.52·A0.208·i-0.447

k1 = 3.34·A0.297·i-0.354

where:

A= basin's area expressed in square miles;

i = the medium inclination of the water course in parts on miles.