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Elementary Engineering Hydrology by M. J. Deodhar

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6

Hydrograph

Chapter Outline

6.1 DEFINITION

A hydrograph may be defined as a graphical representation of time versus discharge (Fig. 6.1).

6.1.1 Units

The unit for time on the x-axis may be:

  1. Hours
  2. Days
  3. Months

Fig. 6.1 Hydrograph

This unit is selected depending upon the purpose and the nature of the study. If the study is floods ...

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