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Title: Scale factor study for 1:30 local scour model
Authors: Sharp, Jeremy A. (Jeremy Allen), 1982-
Heath, Ronald E.
Park, Howard E.
McAlpin, Tate O.
Keywords: Scour at bridges
Railroad bridges--Foundations and piers
Railroad bridges--California
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: ERDC/CHL CHETN ; VII-15
Abstract: Purpose: This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) contains a description of the process used to generate a scale factor for a 1:30 physical model of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) railway crossing on the Santa Ana River near Corona, CA. Data from the scale factor study provide an adjustment for applying documented scour behavior from round piers to a non-typical parallelogram tapered pier and proposed pier nose extension found at the BNSF Bridge. The scale factor establishes the worst-case scour depth for the current bridge configuration and the proposed pier nose extension.
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