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Title: Analysis of near-field hydrodynamics of submerged weirs
Authors: Scott, Stephen H.
Jai, Yafei
Wang, Sam S. Y.
Xu, Yichun
Keywords: Bendway
Helical flows
Near-field hydrodynamics
Mississippi River
Victoria Bendway
Weir field design
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical note (Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering (U.S.)) ; VII-1.
Description: Technical note
PURPOSE: This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note presents the results of three-dimensional numerical model simulations of Victoria Bendway in the Mississippi River. The primary purpose of this study was threefold: (a) to better understand the near field hydrodynamics adjacent to submerged bendway weirs, (b) to provide insight into the effectiveness of submerged weirs for improving navigation in bendways, and (c) to determine optimum design variables and flow conditions for improving weir field design.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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