Grasshopper Docs

Community documentation for Grasshopper add-ons & plugins

Flora
Groundhog
Hydro
Mapping
Terrain

Calculate characteristics of water flow in a channel from its submerged region

Inputs

NameIDDescriptionType
ChannelCA closed planar curve representing a section of the water body; assumes a level topCurve
RoughnessNManning's roughness coefficient for the channelNumber
SlopeSSlope of the hydraulic grade line as a decimal (i.e. rise/run = 0.5)Number

Outputs

NameIDDescriptionType
AreaAArea of the channelNumber
Max DepthmDMaximum depth of the channelNumber
Mean DepthaDMean depth of the channelNumber
Wetted PerimeterPLength of the channel in the boundaryNumber
Hydraulic RadiusRRatio of area to wetted perimeterNumber
VelocityVVelocity of the water flow in the channelNumber
DischargeQThe rate of discharge in cubic document units per secondNumber

Site design © Robin Rodricks.   Groundhog and associated data © 2022 Philip Belesky.  
Rhinoceros and Grasshopper are registered trademarks of Robert McNeel & Associates.  Hosted by GitHub

Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service