Analytically Determined Bed-Form Shape

by Albert G. Mercer, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 1, Pg. 175-180

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose herein is to present an analytically derived profile that includes an eddy region and is similar in appearance to bed-forms found in nature. It should be useful in the synthesis of more advanced mathematical models of bed-form development.

Subject Headings: Bed forms | Eddy (fluid dynamics) | Mathematics | Mathematical models

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