Design of Stable Channels in Alluvial Materials

by R. B. Haynie,
Daryl B. Simons,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 6, Pg. 1399-1420

Document Type: Journal Paper


A method of designing sand-bed channels is suggested which considers bed roughness, resistance to flow, bed material discharge, and channel geometry. An alluvial channel may be designed when the discharge, fall diameter of the bed material, and the water temperature are known.

Subject Headings: Alluvial channels | Hydraulic design | Bed materials | Channel stabilization | Stable channels | Water discharge | Flow resistance | Load and resistance factor design | Hydraulic roughness

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