Ultimate Depth of Scour Around Bridge Piers

by Sarfaraz A. Ansari, Aligarh Muslim Univ, Aligarh, India,
Alimul Qadar, Aligarh Muslim Univ, Aligarh, India,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


A design equation for estimating ultimate depth of local scour at bridge piers has been proposed which is based upon the envelope curves drawn to published field data covering a wide range of variables.

Subject Headings: Scour | Failure analysis | Hydrologic models | Water waves | Wave equations | Bascule bridges | Curvature | Field tests

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