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# Consider the following statements: 1. Hydraulically most efficient channel section for an open channel flow will carry maximum discharge for a given area of cross section. 2. For a given cross sectional area hydraulic radius is maximum when the wetted perimeter is minimum. Which of these statements is/are correct?

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Both 1 and 2
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Neither 1 nor 2
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2 only
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1 only
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Solution

## The correct option is A Both 1 and 2(c) The most economical channel carries maximum discharge for a given area of the cross-section. Hydraulicradius=Cross−sectionalareaWetted perimeter Hydraulic radius is maximum when the wetted perimeter is minimum if the area is the same.

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