Engineering >> Civil & Environmental Engineering

Optimization of an Open Trapezoidal Channel

by Justin Walls


Submitted : Fall 2010

This project is intended to use calculus to solve for the minimum open perimeter of a channel with a specified correctional area. The project is meant to be an application of partial derivatives in a true engineering setting.



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Advisors :
Fernando Burgos, Mathematics and Statistics
Scott Campbell, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Suggested By :
Scott Campbell