Document Type : Research Paper


1 Departement of water resources Engineering,College of Engineering, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq

2 Departement of water resources Engineering, College of Engineering,University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq


The main objective of this study is to investigate the experimentally the coefficient of discharge for three baffle sluice gates and compared with single gate. The channel slope was changed tow times (0, 0.0075). For this purpose three baffle sluice gates were made from fibber class with (1cm) thick, (30cm) wide and (15,25,30)cm height for first, second and third gate respectively. The three gates have been sharp edge from the top and bottom with 2mm thick .The distance between the three parallel baffle gates were changed three times (2, 3.5, 5) cm. The analysis of results showed that discharge coefficient Cd in horizontal channel is larger than its value in inclined channel with direction of flow and the change in space between gates didn't cause an important difference between values of discharge coefficient Cd. The values of Cd were between          (0.561 -0.736) for horizontal channel and three gates, while when the channel inclined the values of Cd were between (0.523-0.662) for three gates.


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