A numerical model of general scour at channel constrictions

Meadowcroft, I. (1991) A numerical model of general scour at channel constrictions. Technical Report. HR Wallingford.

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Abstract

Scour is a major cause of bridge failure. Bridge scour may be due to the local effect of flow disturbance at piers or abutments, or may be cause by a constriction in the flow area, for example due to bridge abutments. Current methods for estimating scour at a constriction do not take into account many factors which are thought to be important. This study has examined the use of a numerical flow and sediment transport model to predict scour at constrictions.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects: Floods > River management
Divisions: Floods
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:43
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 09:43
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/302

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