An analysis of sediment transportation in the light of fluid turbulence
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Sediment transport,
  • Fluid dynamics,
  • Turbulence

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Statementby Hunter Rouse
SeriesSCS-TP-25, SCS-TP -- 25.
ContributionsUnited States. Soil Conservation Service, American Society of Civil Engineers. Meeting
The Physical Object
Pagination25 leaves, [13] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25604035M

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Fluid Turbulence as a Medium of Lateral Transport: For many decades the problem of sediment transportation has claimed the attention of the hydraulic engineer, particularly in connection with river regulation, irrigation, and the protection of arable land. Laboratory and field investigations of this problem have dealt primarily with the movement of rock debris along the bed of a stream, and. This is the 4th edition of a book originally published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. It is an exhaustive monograph on turbulence in fluids in its theoretical and applied aspects, with many advanced developments using mathematical spectral methods (two-point closures like the EDQNM theory), direct-numerical simulations, and large-eddy simulations. Spectral analysis of turbulent flow and suspended sediment transport over fixed dunes September Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres (C9)   The generation and transportation of vortices affect sediment transport. Hence, it is essential to perform vortex visualization in the postprocessing part of design and analysis. λ, the eigenvalues of the velocity gradient tensor, are computed by solving the cubic characteristic polynomial det ∇ v → − λ I = 0, which can be written as.

  Maryam Alihosseini, Paul Uwe Thamsen, Analysis of sediment transport in sewer pipes using a coupled CFD-DEM model and experimental work, Urban Water Journal, /X, (), ().   Sediment transport 1. Sediment Transport 2. Sediment Transport Sediment is any particulate matter that can be transported by fluid flow and which eventually is deposited as a layer of solid particles on the bed or bottom of a body of water or other liquid. The generic categories of sediments is as follows Gravel Sand Silt Clay 3. sediment that is in motion in a flow Requirement: actual shields parameter > critical 2 main mechanisms: BED LOAD Slide, roll or jump along bed, in frequent contact with bed during transport (supported by intergranular forces) - SUSPENDED LOAD Transported within flow supported by fluid turbulence Also: Sheet load (layers) Wash load (passive. T. Aagaard, M. Hughes, in Treatise on Geomorphology, Sediment transport is the mechanism that translates the work of hydrodynamic processes into morphological change. This chapter discusses the transport of noncohesive sediment in wave-dominated settings. Following an introductory section, techniques for measuring sediment transport are described, providing context for the following.