The study is devoted to the citation of some common IDF models from the bibliography, in particular the model adopted by the National Hydraulic Resources Agency (NHRA), which is tested in a comparative view. Twelve other models of, two, three, four and five parameters, are then willfully applied and tested. The choice of the best model was based on current quality criteria. The ultimate model is the result of all the attempts applied to the most complete data concerning the Pluviographic station of Batna in the « Hauts plateaux Constantinois ». A relationship of practical use is finally available to researchers and designers.



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