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An Experimental Study of the Hydraulic Performance of a Buoyancy-Automated Tidal Gate

Author(s): James Simpson, William Glamore, Stefan Felder

Linked Author(s): Stefan Felder

Keywords: Buoyancy-automated tidal gate, head discharge relationship, hydraulic design, physical modelling, self-regulating tidal gate

Abstract: Around the world, many low-lying estuaries has been converted into agricultural and commercial land via the installation of floodgates. These floodgates prevent natural tidal flushing upstream, causing the estuaries to degrade and acidify. The purpose of


Year: 2017

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