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Title: Velocity and scour prediction in river bends
Authors: University of Nottingham. Department of Geography.
Colorado State University. Civil Engineering Department.
Flood Control Structures Research Program (U.S.)
Thorne, C. R. (Colin R.)
Abt, Steven R.
Keywords: Channel bends
Channel stabilization
River channels
Streamflow velocity
Meandering rivers
Erosion control
Issue Date: Mar-1993
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Contract report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; HL-93-1.
Description: Contract Report
Abstract: This collection of two reports presents results of studies on the prediction of velocity and scour depth along the outer bank of river bends. The first report on velocity estimation showed that the analytical method by Bridge agreed better with observed data than either the Odgaard method or an empirical method. The second report on scour depth estimation showed that the empirical method agreed better with observed data than either the Bridge or Odgaard analytical methods.
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