V-Notch Weir flow is calculated using the following formula:

 

where

Cd = Coefficient of Discharge

vang = internal angle of the V (degrees)

g = acceleration due to gravity (9.81 m²/s)

H = height of water above weir invert


When the downstream level is above the crest level the software will use the Villemonte equation to simulate the submerged nature of the flow:

where:

Qs = Submerged Flow Rate

Q = Free-flow rate at H

Yd = Depth downstream

H = Water Depth at point of measurement

Note: Discharge exponent of 2.5 (5/2) used for V-Notch weirs.


V-Notch Weir: Specifications 


Angle of V - Enter the angle of the V in degrees.

Coefficient of Discharge - Enter the discharge coefficient of the weir. A default value of 0.59 is given.

Invert Level - The invert level of the Weir.


Workflow - What's next...?

Inflows connect to either  Junctions or  Stormwater controls  via  Inlets . Specify an  V-Notch Weir on these objects then choose to connect to another Junction or Stormwater Control.

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