{
"metainfo": {},
"parameter": [
{
"name": "depthType",
"description": "The type of depth used for the channel cross-section geometry. If 'user' then the depth provided is used for calculations. If 'normal', then Manning's equation is used to calculate a normal depth for cross-section properties. If 'critical', then setting Froude Number equal to 1 for open channel flow is used to calculate a critical depth for cross-section properties.(user | normal | critical)",
"value": "user"
},
{
"name": "depth",
"description": "The depth of water from the lowest point in the cross-section to the water surface elevation. This is only used if 'depthType' is 'user', otherwise it is ignored.",
"unit": "meters",
"value": 5
},
{
"name": "irregularGeometry",
"description": "The type of channel cross-section geometry being used. True if the cross-section is irregular and False if the cross-section is regular (trapezoid, rectangle, or triangle)",
"value": false
},
{
"name": "bottomWidth",
"description": "The bottom width of the channel, set to zero for triangular cross-sections. This is only used if 'irregularGeometry' is false, otherwise it is ignored.",
"unit": "meters",
"value": 6.096
},
{
"name": "sideSlope",
"description": "The side slope of a trapezoidal channel calculated from a right triangle with a vertical unit of 1 and a horizontal unit of 'sideSlope'. Assumed equal for both sides of the trapezoid. This is only used if 'irregularGeometry' is false, otherwise it is ignored.",
"unit": "none",
"value": 2
},
{
"name": "discharge",
"description": "The discharge through the channel cross-section. This is only used if 'depthType' is 'critical' or 'normal', otherwise it is ignored.",
"unit": "cubic meters per second, m^3\/s",
"value": 11.3267
},
{
"name": "bedSlope",
"description": "The slope of the channel bed at this cross-section. This is only used if 'depthType' is 'normal', otherwise it is ignored.",
"unit": "meter\/meter",
"value": 0.0016
},
{
"name": "manningRoughness",
"description": "The value of Manning's hydraulic roughness coefficient, used for the calculation of normal depth, at this cross-section. This is only used if 'depthType' is 'normal', otherwise it is ignored.",
"unit": "n\/a",
"value": 0.025
},
{
"name": "crossSection",
"description": "A list of x-y points for the cross-section listed in a tab-deliminted format. This includes a header and the first column must be x values and the second column must be y values. x = location of cross-section point measured from left to right starting at zero, y = total elevation of the ground surface. The units of elevation and location should both be meters. This is only used if 'irregularGeometry' is true, otherwise it is ignored.",
"value": "x\ty\n0\t3250\n10\t3240\n41.4\t3242\n52.3\t3243\n61.8\t3248\n72\t3241\n84\t3239\n87\t3242\n95\t3248\n123\t3252"
}
]
}