Movable Bed Physical Models

Movable Bed Physical Models

by Hsieh Wen Shen

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401074346
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Nato Science Series C: , #312
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Remarks for the NATO Workshop on Movable Bed Physical Models.- Physical Modelling of Sediment Transporting Flows.- Dimensional Analysis, Dynamic Similarity, Process Functions, Empirical Equations and Experience - How Useful are They?.- Distorted Model and Time Scale Evaluation of Multiscale Subjected Fluvial Processes.- Scale Effects in the Reproduction of the Overall Bed Topography in River Models.- On the Scaling of Braided Sand-Bed Rivers.- Model Scales for Sand Bed Channels.- Movable Models for Gravel Bed Streams.- Sediment Transport Under Nonequilibrium Conditions.- Aspects of Modelling Suspended Sediment Transport in Non-Uniform Flows.- Limits and Possibilities with Artificial Model Bed Load Material.- Survey of Lightweight Sediments for Use in Mobile-Bed Physical Models.- Examples for Using Sand and Lightweight Material in Movable Models.- The Practice of the Chatou Laboratory in Movable Bed Modelling.- Scaling of Sediment Transport Phenomena in Large Alluvial Rivers with Very Low Slopes.- Modelling Desiltation of Reservoirs by Bottom-Outlet Flushing.

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