Soil Conservation Service Curve Number (SCS-CN) Methodology / Edition 1

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Overview

The book is divided into nine chapters, treating the following topics: a brief introduction of rainfall-runoff modeling and elements of catchment, precipitation, interception, surface detention and depression storage, evaporation, infiltration, runoff, and the runoff hydrograph; the factors affecting the curve number (CN), the determination of CN, the use of NEH-4 tables, sensitivity analysis, advantages and limitations of the SCS-CN method, and application to distributed watershed modeling; an analytical derivation of the SCS-CN method focusing on the Mockus and other methods; a determination of 'S' using the volumetric concept encompassing an analytical derivation, verification of the existing AMC criteria, determination of S, use of NEH-4 tables and advantages and limitations of the modified model; the determination of 'S' using physical principles, involving Fokker-Planck equation of infiltration, description of S, S/P relations for the modified model and determination of Ds from universal soil loss equation; simulation of infiltration and runoff hydrographs, with particular emphasis on SCS-CN-based infiltration and runoff models and application of infiltration and runoff models; long-term hydrologic simulation and hydrologic models of Williams and LaSeur, Hawkins, Pandit and Gopalkrishnan, and Mishra and others; rainfall-excess computation, soil moisture budgeting, catchment routing, and baseflow computation; transport of pollutants in urban watersheds; and sediment yield.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402011320
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Series: Water Science and Technology Library Series , #42
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 516
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2. SCS-CN Method.- 3. Analytical Derivation of the SCS-CN Method.- 4. Determination of ā€˜Sā€™ Using Volumetric Concept.- 5. Determination of ā€˜Sā€™ Using Physical Principles.- 6. Infiltration and Runoff Hydrograph Simulation.- 7. Long-Term Hydrologic Simulation.- 8. Transport of Urban Pollutants.- 9. Sediment Yield.- Appendix B: Marquardt Algorithm.- Appendix C: Analytical Derivation For Wave Characteristics.- Appendix D: Universal Soil Loss Equation.- References.- Author Index.

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