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Research Article

Sediment and Cavitation Erosion Studies through Dam Tunnels

Table 6

Boundary conditions, initialization condition, and sediment flow rates at different heads.

TypeHeadTunnel 2Tunnel 3

Boundary conditionsPressure (kPa)High1323.531290.76
Medium950.91918.15
Low578.30545.53

Initial conditionsVelocity (m/sec)High11.552.05
Medium10.331.70
Low7.571.31

Sediment flow rates at different heads (kg/sec)5 × 10−5, 5 × 10−4, 5 × 10−3, 5 × 10−2, 5 × 10−1, 5, and 50

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