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 and desilting of stilling basin of b.
57 percent of the concreting for the spillway and the stilling basin has been completed, the report said.
varying the cutoff depth, length of blanket and thickness of stilling basin.
The main spillway of dam consists of two- stage stilling basin and sloping side walls.
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].
75-hectare (water surface area) Tonsuya-Tinejeros-Tulyahan (TTT) rivers (a 100-percent direct flow collector) into the Malabon stilling basin, which should be complemented with three big pumps for FG-o and FG-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 .
The energy dissipater may be a straight apron or some type of stilling basin.
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.