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Title: Movable-bed laboratory experiments comparing radiation stress and energy flux factors as predictors of longshore transport rate
Authors: Vitale, Philip
Keywords: Energy Flux
Longshore Transport Rate
Movable-Bed Experiments
Radiation Stress
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Miscellaneous report (Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)) ; no. 81-4.
Description: Miscellaneous Report
Abstract: The results of three-dimensional movable-bed laboratory tests are used to empirically relate the longshore sediment transport rate to the radiation stress and the longshore energy flux factor. Both correlate easily well with the longshore transport rate, producing correlation coefficient squared values of approximately 0.70. The surf similarity parameter also shows a strong influence on the longshore transport rate.
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