Comparison of Correction Factor for Dispersion Coefficient Based on Entropy and Logarithmic Velocity Profiles

by Yeou-Koung Tung, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


Recently, new velocity distribution equations have been developed by Chiu (1987, 1989) through the use of maximum entropy principle. A comparison will be made of the correction factor (β) corresponding to entropy and logarithmic velocity profiles when applied to the diffusion coefficient in computing the suspended solid concentration in sediment-laden flow.

Subject Headings: Comparative studies | Entropy methods | Velocity profile | Velocity distribution | Equations of motion | Diffusion | Computing in civil engineering | Water flow

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