Resistance Properties Of Sediment-Laden Streams

by Vito A. Vanoni,
George N. Nomicos,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1960, Vol. 125, Issue 1, Pg. 1140-1167


Document Type: Journal Paper

Discussion: Laursen Emmett M. (See full record)
Discussion: Chou Tsung-Lien (See full record)
Discussion: Richardson Everett V. (See full record)

Abstract: Experiments were made to determine relative effects on friction factor of flow of suspended sediment load and configurations which form on sand beds of streams; results showed that friction factor of stream carrying suspended sediment is less than comparable one without sediment; reduction of friction factor due to changes in bed configuration is much larger than that due to suspended sediment.

Subject Headings: Suspended sediment | Friction | Load factors | Suspended loads | Bed materials | Bed loads

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