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2.11 Baffle Chutes

Baffle chutes (Figure 2.24) provide a satisfactory method of dissipating the energy of flow in a channel where the slope is steep and to be effective they require no tailwater. The use and design of baffle chutes should be referred to a specialist hydraulic engineer.

Figure 2.24: Diagram of a baffle chute


Source: DTMR (2010).