Calibration of Beni-Mazar Movable Bed Modelby Mohammed M. Gasser, Hydraulics & Sediment Research, Inst, Delta Barrage, Egypt,
Ahmed F. Ahmed, Hydraulics & Sediment Research, Inst, Delta Barrage, Egypt,
Moustafa T. K. Gaweesh, Hydraulics & Sediment Research, Inst, Delta Barrage, Egypt,
Abstract: A sand-bed model representing a reach of the Nile River was constructed to study alternative solutions to maintaining the navigation channel. Flume tests were carried out first to determine Chezy's C for this material as well as the magnitude of distortion for the movable-bed model. Herein, we describe the scaling ratios and calibration runs for the model which were carried out prior to the search for the alternative solutions to the river problems.
Subject Headings: Model tests | Hydraulic models | Movable bed models | Calibration | Hydrologic models | Bed materials | Model analysis | Navigation (waterway) | Flumes | Nile River
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