Forms of Bed Roughness in Alluvial Channelby D.B. Simons,
Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 87-105
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Field studies and laboratory experiments in large recirculating flume have established that resistance to flow and sediment transport in alluvial channels are related to form of bed roughness; forms of roughness can be divided into lower and upper regimes of flow on basis of their shape, resistance to flow, and sediment transport; possible relationship that may prove useful in predicting configuration of bed is introduced.
Subject Headings: Alluvial channels | Flow resistance | River and stream beds | Hydraulic roughness | Sediment transport | Channel flow | Field tests | Laboratory tests
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