Flow and Sediment Transport in Curved Channels with Nonuniform Bed Material

by A. Jacob Odgaard, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA,
Sheng-Chuan Hsu, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution


Described is a scheme for controlling the exchange of grain sizes between bed and bed load in a curved alluvial channel. The scheme is an integral part of a model for simulating spatial distributions of depth, sediment transport and bed-material composition in meandering rivers.

Subject Headings: Spatial distribution | Bed materials | Fluid flow | Nonuniform flow | Sediment transport | Meandering rivers and streams | Bed loads | River and stream beds

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