Basic Physical Models in Sediment Transport

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by Peter K. Haff, Duke Univ, Durham, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Sediments:

Abstract: Basic particle dynamics and cellular automata micromodels of clastic sediments are described and applications are illustrated in the areas of aeolian saltation, bedload transport, size segregation in shear flows, dry granular flows and aeolian bedform generation.

Subject Headings: Sediment transport | Physical models | Hydrologic models | Fluid flow | Water flow | Soil dynamics |

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