Designing new or refurbishing existing hydraulic structure requires a thorough design and review process to insure that the structure is hydraulically efficient, safe, environmentally friendly, and economical to build and maintain. TEC has supplied consulting services and peer review services to engineering firms on a variety of hydraulic structures.

Hydraulic Structures

Publications

Journal Publications

Conference Proceedings

USU Reports

CSU Reports



Refereed Journals

  • Modeling in Design of Pumping Pits. Journal of the Hydraulics Division, ASCE, Vol. 105, No. HY9, Proc. Paper 14812, September, 1979, pp. 13. (J. Paul Tullis)


Conference Proceedings

  • Utah Model Saves Texas a Million. ASDSO Conference Proceedings, Las Vegas, NV, October 1998, (B.P. Tullis, J. Paul Tullis and R Frithiof )
  • Real World Problems Reinforce Fundamentals in the Classroom. ASCE 1999 International Water Resources Engineering Conference, Seattle, WA, August 1999 (B P. Tullis and J. Paul Tullis)
  • Spillway Models. Proceedings of the International Conference on "The Hydraulic Modeling of Civil Engineering Structures," BHRA, Sept. 1982, Coventry, England. (J. Paul Tullis and W. J. Rahmeyer)
  • Investigation Into the Failures of Large Cooling Tower Lift Pumps. Proceedings of the Symposium on "Operating Problems of Pump Stations and Power Plants," Sept. 1982, Amsterdam. (Rex Elder and J. Paul Tullis)
  • Velocities and Periodic Forces for Trashracks. Hydraulic Specialty Conference, ASCE, Aug. 17-20, 1982, Jackson, Mississippi. (W. Hamilton and J. Paul Tullis)
  • Downpull Forces on Stop Logs and Large Gates. Annual ASCE Convention, Denver, Colorado, November 3-7, , 1975. (James W. Ball and J. Paul Tullis)
  • Incipient Cavitation Damage and Scale Effects for Sudden Enlargement Energy Dissipators. Presented at the ASCE Hydraulics Division Specialty Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, July 31-August 3, 1974. (J. W. Ball, J. Paul Tullis, and T. E. Stripling)
  • Problems with Recent High Head Gate Installations. Presented at the IAHR Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, Transactions, IAHR, Part 1, F1, August 1970. (B. T. A. Sagar and J. Paul Tullis)

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Hydraulic Structure Reports (Utah State University)

  • Model Study of the River Mountain Water Treatment Facility Flow Split Basin. Conducted for Montgomery Watson/CH2M Hill. October 1996 (J. Paul Tullis and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Eastside Reservoir Project. Conducted for Kvaerner. September 1996. (J. Paul Tullis and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Model Study of Wirtz Dam. Conducted for Freese and Nichols. June 1995 (J. Paul Tullis, and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Standley Lake Dam Model Study. Conducted for the city of of Westminster, September 1993. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Stacy Dam Service Spillway Model Study. Conducted for the Colorado River Municipal Water District, May 1981. (William J. Rahmeyer, and J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of the Hubbard Creek Spillway. Conducted for Freese and Nichols, Inc., May 1993. (J. Paul Tullis, and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Model Study of The Buchanan Dam 7-Gate Spillway. Conducted for Freese and Nichols, Inc. and Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), May 1993. (J. Paul Tullis, and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Lake Weatherford Dam Model Study. Conducted for HDR Engineers, August 1992. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of the Morris Sheppard Dam Spillway. Conducted for Freese and Nichols, June 1992. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Report on Model Study of the Bay City Dam. Conducted for Freese 2. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of Service Spillway for Lake Alan Henry Dam. Conducted for Freese and Nichols, Inc., October 1989. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of the Inlet/Outlet for the Muck Valley Hydro Project. Conducted for CH2M-Hill, June 1989. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of the Intake and Tunnel for the Muck Valley Hydro Project. Conducted for Malacha 9. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of Applewhite Dam Service Spillway. Conducted for Freese an Nichols, Inc., March 1989. (J. Paul Tullis, and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Yough Hydro Project Model Study. Conducted for D/R Hydro, May 1988. (J. Paul Tullis and Steven L.Barfuss)
  • Yough Hydro Model Study. Conducted for D/R Hydro, March 1988. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Morris-Sheppard Model Study. Conducted for Brazos Rivers Authority and Freese and Nichols, Inc., August 1988. (J. Paul Tullis, William J. Rahmeyer, and Steven L. Barfuss)
  • Model Study of the Hydro-Power Intake for the City of Waco, Texas. Conducted for Ingersoll-Rand7. June 1987. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Swatara Dam Spillway Model Study. Conducted for Incorporated, April 1985. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Applewhite Dam Service Spillway Model Study. Conducted for the San Antonio City Water Board and Freese and Nichols, Inc., February 1984.(J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Study of the Y-Branch in Tunnel 3 at Tarbela Dam. Conducted for Tippetts-Abbett-McCarty-Stratton, June 1983. (J. Paul Tullis and Wm. Darrell South)
  • Model Study of the Y-Branch in Tunnel 3 at Tarbela Dam. Conducted for TAMS Engineering, October 1981. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Richland Dam Service Spillway Model Study. Conducted for Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number 1, and Freese and Nichols, Inc., December 1980. (J. Paul Tullis, W. R. Rahmeyer, and W. D. South)
  • Model Study for Bath County Pump-Turbine Project. Conducted for Harza Engineering Corp., April 1980. (J. Paul Tullis and Wm. Darrell South)

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Hydraulic Structure Reports (Colorado State University)

  • Design of a Pressure-Reducing Structure for the Soldier Canyon Water Treatment Plant. Report prepared for the City of Fort Collins, March 1974. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Model Studies of the Outlet Gates for Tunnels 3 and 4, Tarbela Dam Project. Colorado State University, Dept. of Civil Engineering, CER69- 70SK28. Prepared for Tippetts, Abbet, McCarthy and Stratton, April 1970. (S. Karaki, A. G. Mercer and J. Paul Tullis)
  • Eagle Mountain Dam Spillway Model Study - Revised Design. Colorado State University, Department of Civil Engineering, CER69-70JPT20. Prepared for Freese, Nichols and Endress, November 1969. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Recommended Modifications to the Cheesman Outlet Works. Prepared for Denver Board of Water Commissioners, Denver, Colorado, September 1969. (J. Paul Tullis, M. L. Albertson and Sellards and Grigg, Inc.)
  • Proposed Modifications to the Gross Dam Outlet Works. Prepared for Denver Board of Water Commissioners, Denver, Colorado, November 1968. (M. L. Albertson, J. Paul Tullis, and Sellards and Grigg, Inc.)
  • Eagle Mountain Dam Spillway Model Study. Colorado State University, Department of Civil Engineering, CER68JPT-SK11. Prepared for Freese, Nichols and Endress, September 1968.(J. Paul Tullis and S. Karaki)
  • Report on Model Tests for the Improvement of Flow Control at Kensico South Effluent Chamber of the Delaware Aqueduct. Conducted for the New York Board of Board of Water Supply, New York, July 1978. (J. Paul Tullis)
  • Report of Hydraulic Tests on 1:5.333 Scale Model of the Modification to the Flow control System at Kensico. Conducted for the City of New York Board of Water Supply, October 1976. (James W. Ball, J. Paul Tullis, and W. J.Rahmeyer)

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