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Kiefer & Chu ("Chicago Storm") information

Kiefer & Chu ("Chicago Storm") information

Kiefer & Chu ("Chicago Storm") information

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Can anybody send me (fax, pdf, hardcopy) a copy of the paper by Kiefer & Chu that appeared in Vol. 83, No. 4 of ASCE's Journal of the Hydraulics Division, titled: "Synthetic storm pattern for drainage design"?  I think it's the Bermuda Triangle of journal articles.  I've checked all the university libraries in my area, and they either: 1) have all volumes except 1957, or 2) start their holdings at 1958!

Also, does anybody have a good algorithm to calculate the A, B, and C constants for a given IDF curve?  I've programmed a Marquart-Levenberg routine, but it doesn't work as efficiently as I'd like.

Thanks,
Rick

RE: Kiefer & Chu ("Chicago Storm") information

The program, SMADA, written by Wanielista and others has a built in utility routine for calculating IDF and many other types of curves.


The SMADA programs were written to accompany the textbook
Hydrology: Water Quantity and Quality Control 2nd Edition by
M.P. Wanielista, R. Kersten, and R. Eaglin. The text is
available from John Wiley and Sons publishers.
 
http://www.wiley.com/
 
A manual for the computer programs is available
by sending a check or money for $95.00  
(made out to R. Eaglin) to (Non-US orders should
add $20 foreign shipping cost):
 
SMADA Manual c/o Ron Eaglin
1155 Elm Street
Oviedo, FL   32765
 
Support for this software is through e-mail only,
questions should be sent to:
 
eaglin@magicnet.net
 
The documentation contains information on;
 
Using SMADA
SMADA Theory
Using TCALC
Using REGRESS
Using DISTRIB
Using EZMAT
 
Consulting services are available and inquiries can be made to
the e-mail address shown above.
 

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