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A ski-jump bucket is also known as _____________________

(a) flip bucket

(b) solid roller bucket

(c) slotted roller bucket

(d) flexible bucket

The question was asked in my homework.

My enquiry is from Energy Dissipation Below Overflow Spillway in division Spillways, Energy Dissipators and Spillway Gates of Irrigation Engineering

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Right answer is (a) flip bucket

To explain: A ski-jump bucket is also called flip bucket is used for energy dissipation when tail-water depth is insufficient or low at all discharge. A part of energy dissipation takes place by impact and some of the energy is dissipated in the air by diffusion or aeration.

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