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KEM C KADAVY
Hydraulic Engineering Research
Agricultural Engineer

Phone: (405) 624-4135 ext. 236
Fax: (405) 624-4136
1301 N WESTERN RD
STILLWATER, OK, 74075-2714


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Flow properties of stepped chutes with slopes ranging from 10 to 30 degrees - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Jul-14)
Discussion of "Aeration, flow instabilities, and residual energy on pooled stepped spillways of embankment dams" by Stephen Felder and Hubert Chanson - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-May-14)
Flow depth and energy coefficient relatiohnships for stepped spillways - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2014. Flow depth and energy coefficient relatiohnships for stepped spillways. In: Hubert Chanson and Luke Toombes, Hydraulic structures and society - Engineering challenges and extremes. 5th IAHR International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures, June 25-27, 2014, Brisbane, Australia. p. 1-9.
Stepping up research efforts Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2014. Stepping up research efforts. International Water Power & Dam Construction. 66(1):20-22. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/39cf5a26#/39cf5a26/3.
New flow depth relationships for embankment dam stepped spillway design - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C., Hanson, G.J. 2013. New flow depth relationships for embankment dam stepped spillway design. Dam Engineering. XXIV(1):53-70.
A step in the right direction: new flow depth relationships for stepped spillway design - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C., Hanson, G.J. 2012. A step in the right direction: new flow depth relationships for stepped spillway design. In: Dam Safety 2012. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 16-20, 2012, Denver, CO. CDROM.
Inception point for embankment dam stepped spillways Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2013. Inception point for embankment dam stepped spillways. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 139(1):60-64.
Closure to "Inception point relationship for flat-sloped stepped spillways" by Sherry L. Hunt and Kem C. Kadavy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2012. Closure to "Inception point relationship for flat-sloped stepped spillways" by Sherry L. Hunt and Kem C. Kadavy. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 138(11):1004-1005.
Converging stepped spillways: Simplified momentum analysis approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S.L., Temple, D.M., Abt, S.R., Kadavy, K.C., Hanson, G.J. 2012. Converging stepped spillways: Simplified momentum analysis approach. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 138(9):796-802.
One step at a time: Developing design criteria for stepped spillways - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2011. One step at a time: Developing design criteria for stepped spillways. In: Dam Safety 2011. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 25-29, 2011, Washington, DC. CDROM.
Physical modeling of stepped spillways - (Other) - (10-Aug-11)
Inception point - key parameter in stepped spillway design - (Abstract Only)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2011. Inception point - key parameter in stepped spillway design [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the ASCE EWRI 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, May 22-26, 2011, Palm Springs, CA. CDROM.
Inception point relationship development for stepped spillways - (Abstract Only)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2011. Inception point relationship development for stepped spillways [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the ASCE EWRI 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, May 22-26, 2011, Palm Springs, CA. CDROM.
Large-scale stepped spillway testing - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2010. Large-scale stepped spillway testing. In: Dam Safety 2010. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 19-23, 2010, Seattle, WA. (CDROM).
Inception point relationship for flat-sloped stepped spillways - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2011. Inception point relationship for flat-sloped stepped spillways. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 137(2):262-266.
Energy dissipation on flat-sloped stepped spillways: Part 1. Upstream of the inception point Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2010. Energy dissipation on flat-sloped stepped spillways: Part 1. Upstream of the inception point. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(1):103-109.
Energy dissipation on flat-sloped stepped spillways: Part 2. Downstream of the inception point Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2010. Energy dissipation on flat-sloped stepped spillways: Part 2. Downstream of the inception point. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(1):111-118.
Energy dissipation for flat-sloped stepped spillways using new inception point relationship - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2009. Energy dissipation for flat-sloped stepped spillways using new inception point relationship. In: Dam Safety 2009. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 27-Oct. 2, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (CDROM).
Inception point relationship for flat-sloped stepped spillways Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2009. Inception point relationship for flat-sloped stepped spillways. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE) Meeting. June 21 - 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada. Paper No. 096571.
The effect of step height on energy dissipation in stepped spillways - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2009. The effect of step height on energy dissipation in stepped spillways. In: Proceedings of the ASCE EWRI 2009 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, May 17-21, 2009, Kansas City, MO. p. 3061-3071. CDROM.
Energy dissipation on a 4(H):1(V) stepped spillway - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. Energy dissipation on a 4(H):1(V) stepped spillway. In: Dam Safety 2008. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 7-11, 2008, Indian Wells, CA. CDROM.
Velocities and energy dissipation on a flat-sloped stepped spillway - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2008. Velocities and energy dissipation on a flat-sloped stepped spillway. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). June 29 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island. Paper No. 084151.
RCC stepped spillways for Renwick Dam - a partnership in research and design - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S., Reep, D., Kadavy, K.C. 2008. RCC stepped spillways for renwick dam - a partnership in research and design. Dam Safety Journal. 6(2):32-40.
Research provides design options for stepped RCC spillway - (Popular Publication)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2008. Research provides design options for stepped RCC spillway. Hydro Review. p. 81.
Research and design of Renwick Dam stepped spillway - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2008. Research and design of Renwick Dam stepped spillway. In: Proceedings of the ASCE EWRI 2008 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 12-15, 2008, Honolulu, HI. 2008 CDROM.
Renwick Dam RCC stepped spillway research - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. Renwick Dam RCC stepped spillway research. In: Dam Safety 2007. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 9-13, 2007, Austin, Texas. 2007 CDROM.
Physical model study of a RCC stepped spillway for Renwick Dam, North Dakota Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2007. Physical model study of a RCC stepped spillway for Renwick Dam, North Dakota. In: ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Paper No. 072155. 2007. CD-ROM.
Impact of converging chute walls for Roller Compacted Concrete stepped spillways - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C., Abt, S.R., Temple, D.M. 2008. Impact of converging chute walls for Roller Compacted Concrete stepped spillways. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 134(7):1000-1003.
Physical Model Study of a Proposed Converging Rcc Stepped Spillway for Big Haynes Creek Watershed Site H-3 in Gwinnett County, Georgia - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C., Temple, D.M. 2006. Physical model study of a proposed converging RCC stepped spillway for Big Haynes Creek Watershed Site H-3 in Gwinnett County, Georgia. In: Dam Safety 2006. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 10-14, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. 2006 CDROM.
Physical Model Study of a Proposed Converging Rcc Stepped Spillway - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2006. Physical model study of a proposed converging RCC stepped spillway. In: ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 9-14, 2006, Portland, Oregon. Paper No. 06-2171. 2006 CDROM.
Converging Rcc Stepped Spillways - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C., Temple, D.M. 2006. Converging RCC stepped spillways. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, May 21-25, 2006, Omaha, Nebraska. 2006 CDROM.
Embankment Overtopping and Rcc Stepped Spillway Research - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Hanson, G.J., Temple, D.M., Kadavy, K.C. 2005. Embankment overtopping and RCC stepped spillway research. In: American Society of Agricultural Engineers Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2005, Tampa, Florida. Paper No. 05-2204. 2005 CDROM.
Impact of Converging Chute Walls for Rcc Stepped Spillways - (Proceedings)
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C., Abt, S.R., Temple, D.M. 2005. Impact of converging chute walls for RCC stepped spillways. In: Walton, R., editor. Proceedings of the World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, May 15-19, 2005, Anchorage, Alaska. American Society of Civil Engineers. 12 p. Available: http://www.ascelibrary.org/ascecp.
Breach Widening Observations from Earthen Embankment Tests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, S., Hanson, G.J., Cook, K.R., Kadavy, K.C. 2005. Breach widening observations from earthen embankment tests. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Enginers. 48(3):1115-1120.
Breach Widening Observations from Earthen Embankment Tests - (Proceedings)
Britton, S.L., Hanson, G.J., Cook, K.R., Kadavy, K.C. 2004. Breach widening observations from earthen embankment tests. In: American Society of Agricultural Engineers/Canadian Society for Engineering Annual International Meeting, August 1-4, 2004, Ottawa, Canada. Paper No. 04-2080. 2004 CDROM.
Old Models - New Applications - (Proceedings)
Welle, P.I., Kadavy, K.C. 2003. Old models - new applications. In: Dam Safety 2003. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, September 2003, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2003 CDROM.
Pressure Forces in a Fractured Matrix - (Proceedings)
Robinson, K.M., Kadavy, K.C. 2001. Pressure forces in a fractured matrix. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Meetings Paper No. 012081.
Model Study of a Riffle-Pool Rock Chute - (Proceedings)
Robinson, K.M., Mueller, J.W., Kadavy, K.C. 2001. Model study of a riffle-pool rock chute. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Meetings Paper No. 012079. 23 p.
Erosion of Fractured Materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robinson, K.M., Hanson, G.J., Cook, K.R., Kadavy, K.C. 2001. Erosion of fractured materials. Transactions of the ASAE. 44(4):819-823.
Image-Based Riprap Size Determination - (Proceedings) - (09-Jul-00)
Silt Fence Performance Testing - (Proceedings) - (09-Jul-00)
The Influence of Weathering on Headcut Erosion - (Proceedings)
Robinson, K.M., Bennett, S.J., Hanson, G.J., Kadavy, K.C. 2000. The influence of weathering on headcut erosion. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Meetings. Paper #002066. 10 p.
Characteristics of Actively Eroding Ephemeral Gullies in An Experimental Channel - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-00)
Characteristics of Actively Eroding Ephemeral Gullies in An Experimental Channel - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-00)
Hydraulic Modeling of a Low-Drop Grade Control Structure - (Proceedings) - (08-Aug-99)
Franklin County Lake Principal Spillway, Mississippi - Physical Model Studyresults - (Popular Publication) - (22-Jul-99)
Erosion of Fractured Materials - (Popular Publication)
Robinson, K.M., Hanson, G.J., Cook, K.R., Kadavy, K.C. 1999. Erosion of fractured materials. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Meetings Papers No. 99-2038.
Energy Losses on a Roller Compacted Concrete Stepped Spillway - (Proceedings) - (03-Aug-98)
Rock Chutes on Slopes Between 2 and 40% - (Proceedings) - (01-Aug-98)
Low-Drop Grade-Control Structure - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jun-98)
Design of Rock Chutes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Mar-98)
Roughness of Loose Rock Riprap on Steep Slopes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Feb-98)
Low-Drop Grade-Control Structure (Add Acc Date; Correct Spelling Title) - (Popular Publication) - (01-Jan-98)
Rock Chute Outlet Stability (Revise Journal; Add Acceptance Date) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Dec-97)
Hydraulic Model Study of a Roller Compacted Concrete Stepped Spillway with Converging Chute Walls - (Proceedings) - (07-Sep-97)
Design of Rock Chutes - (Proceedings) - (14-Aug-97)
Rock Chutes for Grade Control - (Proceedings) - (23-May-97)
Physical Model Study of the Cedar Run Site 6 Spillway, Fauquier County, Virginia - (Proceedings) - (21-May-97)
Physical Model Study of the Proposed Spillway for Cedar Run Site 6, Fauquier County, Virginia (Change Title and Add Accept. Date) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Jan-97)
Rock Riprap for Grade Control - (Proceedings) - (22-Jun-96)
Stability of Rock Chutes - (Proceedings) - (14-Aug-95)
Riprap Design for Pipe Spillways at -1.0 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-95)
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