Transport of Grain-Water Mixture by Waves

by Hans-H. Dette, Technical Univ Braunschweig, Germany,
Arved J. Raudkivi, Technical Univ Braunschweig, Germany,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sediment Transport Modeling


The numerical modelling of the morphological changes of coastal regions is hampered by the multiplicity of empirical sediment transport formulae. The paper discusses the modes of transport inside and outside the surf zone and proposes a methodology for modelling of sediment transport. The formulation of transport is the same for areas inside and outside the surf zone.

Subject Headings: Grain (material) | Mixtures | Fluid flow | Water waves | Water flow | Numerical models | Sediment transport | Empirical equations

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