# Question 15.17: A sluice gate in a 24 ft wide rectangular channel is observe...

A sluice gate in a 24 ft wide rectangular channel is observed to be operating with an upstream depth y_{1} = 6 ft and a downstream depth y_{2} = 1 ft (Figure 15.46). Find the volume ﬂowrate passing through the channel and all other geometric and ﬂow parameters.

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