Encyclopedia of Engineering Geology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Peter T. Bobrowsky, Brian Marker

Manning Formula

  • Jeffrey R. KeatonEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73568-9_194


The Manning formula is an empirical relationship relating depth-averaged velocity of water flowing in open-channel conditions ( \( \overline{v} \)
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  1. Arcement GJ Jr, Schneider VR (2005) Guide for selecting Manning’s roughness coefficients for natural channels and flood plains. United States Geological Survey Water-supply Paper 2339, metric version. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/wsp2339.pdf. Accessed May 2016

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amec Foster WheelerLos AngelesUSA