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

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 | Load and resistance factor design | Sediment | Rivers and streams | Suspended loads | Bed materials

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