Analysis of Local Scouringby Panagiotis D. Scarlatos, South Florida Water Management, District, United States,
Kent M. Loftin, South Florida Water Management, District, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Hydraulic Engineering
Abstract: An understanding of local scouring is very important for the safety and integrity of hydraulic structures. The location, shape, and magnitude of the scour hole is a function of dynamic and physical characteristics of the riverine system. Local scouring is a phenomenon caused by disturbance of flow pattern due to the presence of hydraulic structures. Field data have been collected from scour holes downstream of three sheet-pile weirs. Analysis of the data showed agreement with semi-theoretical formulas and small-scale, physical model laboratory data.
Subject Headings: Scour | Data processing | Structural safety | Drop structures | Weirs | Data analysis | Physical models
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