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Resistance Properties of Sediment-Laden Streams

Vanoni, Vito A. and Nomicos, George N. (1959) Resistance Properties of Sediment-Laden Streams. Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 85 (HY5). pp. 77-107. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140903-152314748

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Abstract

Experiments were made to determine the relative effects on the friction factor of a flow of the suspended sediment load and the configurations which form on sand beds of streams. Results showed that the friction factor of a stream carrying suspended sediment is less than a comparable one without sediment. They also showed that the reduction of friction factor due to changes in bed configuration is much larger than that due to suspended sediment.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1959 American Society of Civil Engineers. Paper 2020. The research work upon which this paper is based was sponsored by the Missouri River Division, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army.
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