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Optimization of an Open Trapezoidal Channel

by Ryan Eppler


Submitted : Spring 2012

Find the dimensions of the most efficient trapezoidal channel which for a certain cross sectional area, the perimeter is a minimum. Assume the cross sectional area is known, find these dimensions in terms of the known cross sectional area.



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Advisors :
Masahiko Saito, Mathematics and Statistics
Scott Campbell, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Suggested By :
Scott Campbell