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Water flows uniformly in a trapezoidal channel with a 14-ft-wide bed and 2.2:1 (m = 2.2) side slopes. If the bed slope is 1.1 ft/mile and n = 0.015, find the flow rate when the depth is 9 ft.

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Bottom width of the channel, B =14 ft Side slopes of the channel is 2.2 horizontal to lvertical. Bed slope of the channel is 1.1ft/mile And, manning's coefficientn 0.015

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From the given data draw the ch...

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1 Depth of the channel 9 ft 2.2 2.2 14ft

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