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By Thomas A. McMahon, Russel G. Mein

Methodological methods of the idea of estimation of statistical parameters of time sequence and their software to hydrology and water engineering, rather the field of reservoir-controlled runoffs, are handled during this quantity. For estimates use is made up of random sequences generated for varied likelihood houses. This methodological technique allows exam of the houses of random and systematic error of the parameters expected even for the asymmetrical chance distributions, that are common in hydrology and water engineering. This publication should be of curiosity to stochastic hydrologists.

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7. In developing his general solution to the storage-yield problem, Hurst computed than mean K and the storage size to "guarantee" a uniform draft x Bless using a mass curve analysis for records of natural phenomena. 96 [(x_B)/S)2 C/R C required reservoir capacity, R range given by Eq. 6) 1. 05 (x-B)/s s draft parameter which is defined x-B s standard deviation of flow, and x mean flow. 7) as draft (3. S) Examining these relationships using only Hurst's river flow data, Joy (1970) found that the generalized curves were not lines of best fit and that the results exhibited large scatter as shown in Fig.

It will be noted in Chapter 6 that this procedure provides very good estimates of storage over the whole range of practical interest. 9 Use Gould's Gamma procedure and the annual flows for the Mitta Mitta River (Appendix E) to estimate the storage required on this river to meet a draft of 75% with a probability of failure of 5%. 3 corresponding to z P :>... 57 (Appendix E). 1. 68. 68 x 1274) 866 (x 10 6m3). 06 (Appendix E) is obtained from Fig. 06. 866 x 1. 06 Required storage 920 (x 10 6m3). 5 Carryover Frequency Mass Curve Analysis Carryover frequency analysis is generally similar to the previous techniques.

The solution The reason for the second period can be seen in Fig. 7(d) where the storage by mass curve is max (R I , R2) but the range This anomaly arises because the two periods in which there equals RI + R2' are net outflows are broken by a net inflow period so that no continuous depletion of the reservoir occurs as it does in the three other examples in Fig. 7. The steps in the sequent peak procedure are: (i) Calculate X. - D, (that is, flow - draft) for all l i l = 1, 2, ... ) for t l = 1, 2, ...

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