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Title: Tidal inlet equilibrium area experiments, inlet laboratory investigations
Authors: Seabergh, William C.
King, David B. (David Byron)
Stephens, Bettye E.
Keywords: Inlet equilibrium cross-sectional area
Inlet physical model
Movable-bed model
Tidal inlet
Issue Date: Sep-2001
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: ERDC/CHL TR ; 01-20.
Description: Technical report
This study was designed to examine the relationship among channel area, tidal prism, and maximum channel velocity. Movable-bed model experiments were run to define an equilibrium area for different tidal periods and sediments. The magnitude of the areas measured provided additional data for the relationship of the tidal prism versus minimum channel area in a size range slightly larger than previous laboratory data in the continuum to very large field inlets. These data may help define the tidal prism-minimum channel cross-sectional area relationship in the midrange channel size.
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