stilling basin

stilling basin

[′stil·iŋ ‚bas·ən]
(engineering)
A depressed area in a channel or reservoir that is deep enough to reduce the velocity of the flow. Also known as stilling box.
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Tenders are invited for Dewatering of Stilling basin & Repairs to Damaged portion of Stilling basin bed, RCC toe wall, Dividing wall, and R/S River training wall through treatment of M60 silica fume concrete.
2] stilling basin which has an overall capacity of 39-million cubic metres.
The most important advanteges of stepped spillway includes: a) easy of build and economical, b)risk of cavitation on steps decreases because of entering air into flow, c)dimensions of stilling basin in toe of dam decrease because of increase in flow energy loss by steps of spillway [2, 3].
The press release added that the construction of the irrigation channel was completed by drilling a tube well, constructing a 2500-meter long irrigation channel, providing a water pump and constructing a stilling basin.
Therefore, draft tube, tailrace and stilling basin design need to be integrated in revitalization process.
Today's picture shows work being carried out on the overflow channels and stilling basin at Kielder Water reservoir .
We crossed these four-foot wide pillars that went over the stilling basin full of moss--a 30-foot drop to brackish water below if you fell, and Lord only knows what lived in those black waters.
This is done with a stilling basin at the spillway's outlet.
It sucked large boulders the size of Volkswagen bugs into the stilling basin,'' said Aiken.
Tenders are invited for Repair and renovation of stilling basin, toe drain, Re-sectioning of dyke and construction of protection wall near city water tank of Satigiuda Irrigation Project ,Malkangiri under Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Programme ( DRIP ) for the year 20.
7] performed the numerical study of flow in the hydraulic jump stilling basin using VOF method.