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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 740752714


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Stepped chute training wall height requirements -
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2016. Stepped chute training wall height requirements. In: Crookston, B. and Tullis, B. (eds.) Hydraulic Structures and Water System Management, 6th International Symposium of Hydraulic Structures, June 27-29, 2016, Portland, OR, p. 260-267.
Discussion of "Simple design criterion for residual energy on embankment dam stepped spillways" by Stefan Felder and Hubert Chanson -
Lessons learned in stepped chute research -
Stilling the waters: Stilling basin design for stepped chutes -
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2015. Stilling the waters: Stilling basin design for stepped chutes. In: Dam Safety 2015. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 13-17, 2015, New Orleans, LA. 2 p. CDROM.
Simplistic design methods for moderate-sloped stepped chutes -
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C., Hanson, G.J. 2014. Simplistic design methods for moderate-sloped stepped chutes. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 140(12):04014062-1-15.
Step by step: Design procedures for stepped chutes -
Hunt, S., Kadavy, K.C. 2014. Step by step: Design procedures for stepped chutes. In: Dam Safety 2014. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 21-25, 2014, San Diego, CA. CDROM.
Discussion of "Aeration, flow instabilities, and residual energy on pooled stepped spillways of embankment dams" by Stephen Felder and Hubert Chanson -
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C. 2015. Discussion of "Aeration, flow instabilities, and residual energy on pooled stepped spillways of embankment dams" by Stephen Felder and Hubert Chanson. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 141(2):07014038-1-3.
Flow depth and energy coefficient relatiohnships for stepped spillways -
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 -
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.
When air really matters: Flow depth relationships for stepped spillways -
Hunt, S.L., Kadavy, K.C., Hanson, G.J. 2013. When air really matters: Flow depth relationships for stepped spillways. In: Dam Safety 2013. Proceedings of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, September 8-12, 2013, Providence, RI. CDROM.
New flow depth relationships for embankment dam stepped spillway design -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Large-scale stepped spillway testing -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
SILT FENCE PERFORMANCE TESTING -
THE INFLUENCE OF WEATHERING ON HEADCUT EROSION -
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 -
CHARACTERISTICS OF ACTIVELY ERODING EPHEMERAL GULLIES IN AN EXPERIMENTAL CHANNEL -
HYDRAULIC MODELING OF A LOW-DROP GRADE CONTROL STRUCTURE -
FRANKLIN COUNTY LAKE PRINCIPAL SPILLWAY, MISSISSIPPI - PHYSICAL MODEL STUDYRESULTS -
EROSION OF FRACTURED MATERIALS -
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 -
ROCK CHUTES ON SLOPES BETWEEN 2 AND 40% -
LOW-DROP GRADE-CONTROL STRUCTURE -
DESIGN OF ROCK CHUTES -
ROUGHNESS OF LOOSE ROCK RIPRAP ON STEEP SLOPES -
LOW-DROP GRADE-CONTROL STRUCTURE (ADD ACC DATE; CORRECT SPELLING TITLE) -
ROCK CHUTE OUTLET STABILITY (REVISE JOURNAL; ADD ACCEPTANCE DATE) -
HYDRAULIC MODEL STUDY OF A ROLLER COMPACTED CONCRETE STEPPED SPILLWAY WITH CONVERGING CHUTE WALLS -
DESIGN OF ROCK CHUTES -
ROCK CHUTES FOR GRADE CONTROL -
PHYSICAL MODEL STUDY OF THE CEDAR RUN SITE 6 SPILLWAY, FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA -
PHYSICAL MODEL STUDY OF THE PROPOSED SPILLWAY FOR CEDAR RUN SITE 6, FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA (CHANGE TITLE AND ADD ACCEPT. DATE) -
ROCK RIPRAP FOR GRADE CONTROL -
STABILITY OF ROCK CHUTES -
RIPRAP DESIGN FOR PIPE SPILLWAYS AT -1.0 </= TW/DO </= 0.7 -
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