Stability of Alluvial Channels

by F.M. Henderson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 6, Pg. 109-138

Document Type: Journal Paper


Summary of aspects of stability with reference to E.W.Lane's tractive force theory, Strickler's formula, and G.Lacey's regime equations; new equations are derived and applied to consideration of longitudinal profiles of stable rivers and canals; nature of relationships is determined both for fixed and live bed conditions.

Subject Headings: Alluvial channels | Channel stabilization | River bank stabilization | Canals

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