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Flood Problem at Junction Kg. Sentang : It causes and the Engineering Solutions

Meohan@ Ashaari, Mohd Annan (2008) Flood Problem at Junction Kg. Sentang : It causes and the Engineering Solutions. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A case study was conducted at the development area in Batu Gajah, Perak Darul Ridzuan, (Taman Batu Gajah and Kg. Tersusun Sentang). This particular research covers analytical approaches to the issue of flash flood recurrence at the problem area for the past 5 years with data collected from site investigation, surveys with the local residents and interviews with the responsible authorities. Relevant data was analyzed and the existing drain capacity and peak flow of 0.96 m3 /s and l.l4 m3/s respectively were obtained. The study covers a catchment area of 3.7 hectares. The way of the existing drainage design was implemented and constructed could be traced back to the early planning stage of the development in Batu Gajah area namely during early 1970's. The study found that there is a discrepancy between the actual performance and the intended capacity of the drainage system. Application of On-Site Detention storage (OSD) was analyzed for possible alternative to mitigate the flood problem. The OSD was found to be able to reduce the peak flow to 0.15 m3 /s and alleviate the problem.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Civil Engineering - Geotechnic and highway
Subject: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Engineering > Civil
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2013 10:15
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:44
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9975

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