American Society of Civil Engineers


Time Variations of Suspended Sediment Concentration under Irregular Waves


by Ruben D. Kos’yan, (Head of Department, the Southern Branch of the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Gelendzhik-7, 353467 RUSSIA E-mail: kosyan@sdios.sea.ru), Nikolay V. Pykhov, (Head, Scientific Researcher, P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 36 the Nahimov prospectus, Moscow, 117851 RUSSIA E-mail: pykhov@geo.sio.rssi.ru), and Pavel L. Vorob’yev, (Post-graduate Student, P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 36 the Nahimov prospectus, Moscow, 117851 RUSSIA)

pp. 2886-2900, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40549(276)225)

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Coastal Engineering 2000
Abstract: Results of field research of time variations of suspended sediment concentration above the rippled bottom under irregular waves are discussed in this paper. A simple method of its prediction is proposed on the basis of convection-diffusion model and field data.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Bed ripples
Concentration
Predictions
Sediment
Suspended sediment
Wave forces