A weir /ˈwɪər/ is a barrier across a river designed to alter the flow characteristics
. In most cases weirs take the form of a horizontal barrier across the width of a
river that pools...
A weir is a concrete or masonry structure which is constructed across a river to
measure water flow. Types of weirs and flow over weirs are discussed.
Types of Weirs. A weir with a sharp upstream corner or edge such that the water
springs clear of the crest is a sharp-crested weir. All other weirs are classed as ...
Types of Weirs. • Weirs are identified by the shape of their opening, or notch. •
The edge of the opening can be either sharp- or broad-crested. (1) Sharp-crested
There are many types of weirs depending upon their shape, nature of discharge,
width of crest and nature of crest. But the following are important from the ...
Apr 13, 2014 ... WEIRS A weir is basically an obstruction in the flow path in an open channel.
TYPES OF WEIRS SHARP CRESTED WEIR: • A weir with a sharp ...
Gravity weirs: Uplift pressure due to the seepage of water below the floor is
resisted by the weight of floor. Its further types are: Vertical drop weir; Masonry or
Weirs can be used to measure flow rates in open channels and rivers ... rate must
be kept within certain limits to avoid operating problems; Types of Fluid Flow ...
Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Weirs-Types of Control Structures. Weirs
are structures which span across channels (may or may not to the full width).
www.engr.colostate.edu/~pierre/ce_old/classes/CIVE 401/projects 2015/Broad- and Sharp-Crested Weirs.pdf
▫There are numerous types of weirs that have one or more of the functions ...
Main Types of. Weirs. Sharp-Crested. Rectangular. Triangular. Trapezoidal.