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Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume

Thomas C. MacDonald

Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume

by Thomas C. MacDonald

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Published by Dept. of Defense, Dept. of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Fort Belvoir, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water waves.,
  • Suspended sediments.,
  • Turbulence.,
  • Flumes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas C. MacDonald.
    SeriesTechnical paper - Coastal Engineering Research Center ; TP 77-4, Technical paper (Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)) -- no. 77-4.
    ContributionsCoastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)., University of California, Berkeley. Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15220031M

    prepared by depositing the sediment from an initially formed suspension in the flume. Note that, in general, in such experiments the time-scale of measurable density variation is considerably greater, on the order of tens of minutes, than the typical wave period and, therefore, consolidation does not measurably contaminate the wave-averaging. Open Channel Flow - Henderson. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechancial, including as on the strength of the viscosity or turbulence. Accordingly, if one solid surface is isolated in a large expanse of moving fluid (Fig. u), the effects of.

    Water Measurement with Flumes and Weirs. International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement, Wageningen, The Netherlands, ISBN X This manual describes how to design, construct, and operate long-throated flumes to measure and control water flow in open channels. Broad-crested weirs with aFile Size: 24MB. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion , () Long-term evolution of Caspian Sea thermohaline properties reconstructed in an eddy-resolving ocean general circulation model. Ocean Science , Cited by:

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Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume by Thomas C. MacDonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C MacDonald; Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.); University of California, Berkeley.

Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory. Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume by MacDonald, Thomas C; Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.) This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Pages: Turbulence quantification and sediment resuspension in an oscillating grid chamber Article (PDF Available) in Experiments in Fluids 34(6) January. The external turbulence was generated by vertically oscillating a submerged grid, hereafter referred to as turbulence generator, in the flume with a clearance of 11 cm from the bed.

A 1D dynamic model of a tidal boundary layer flow with suspended sediment is proposed (model of sediment transport and turbulence, MoSeTT). The model includes two linearized momentum equations for the horizontal velocity components and a series of advection–diffusion equations for concentration of suspended sediment of specific by: 7.

Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Experiments 5 In the computation of Sediment suspension and turbulence in an oscillating flume book flow in a rotating annular flume both the separation of the flow from the outside wall and the turbulence energy are not reproduced correctly.

The comparison between water and sediment turbulence intensities shows that the particle turbulence intensities are.

Abstract. This book contains over papers presented at the 21st International Conference on Coastal Engineering. The book is divided into six parts: theoretical and observed wave characteristics; coastal processes and sediment transport; coastal structures and related problems; coastal, estuarine and environmental problems; case studies; and ship motions.

To quantify the effect of wave breaking turbulence on sediment transport in the nearshore, the vertical distribution of time-averaged suspended sediment concentration (SSC) in the surf zone was parameterized in terms of the turbulent kinetic energy (TKE) at different cross-shore locations, including the bar crest, bar trough, and inner surf by: 4.

Supercritical‐flow phenomena are fairly common in modern sedimentary environments, yet their recognition and analysis remain difficult in the stratigraphic. Buy E-book Checkout Abstract This proceedings contains over papers presented at the 23rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering which was held in Venice, Italy, October The capacity of an advection/diffusion model to predict sand transport under varying wave and current conditions is evaluated.

The horizontal sand transport rate is computed by vertical integration of the suspended sediment flux. A correction procedure for the near-bed concentration is proposed so that model results are independent of the vertical resolution.

The method can thus be implemented Cited by: 6. In each experiment, the slope of the flume was set to 0°, and the reservoir was filled with a suspension of fine sediment and seawater, separated by a lock gate from the main compartment of the flume filled with seawater (density ρ a = g cm −3).

The lock gate was then lifted to initiate the by: 6. The wave period is also a controlling factor for the phase lag and its effects on sediment transport: the shorter T w is, the larger the amount of sediment still in suspension after half a period.

Indeed, the delay in sediment settling before the change in the velocity direction strongly depends on the wave period. Leon Boegman. Associate Professor. Office: Ellis Queen's University Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Tel: () Fax: () [email protected]   Most existing sediment transport formulae to estimate transport rate in the coastal environment have a restricted range of applicability and are often used beyond this range.

The aim of this paper is to investigate the limits of five of these formulae: the Bijker, Bailard, Van Rijn, Dibajnia and Watanabe, and Ribberink formulae.

The sensitivity of these formulae to wave orbital velocity, wave. Stratification effects on suspended sediment concentrations under waves Much of the sand which migrates along the beaches travels in suspension. The mechanisms which govern such sediment suspensions are therefore of interest.

For some combinations of wave and sand parameters stratification plays an important role. They suggested that turbulence created by Gortler vortices cause sediment transport and the associated scouring mechanism due to the destabilization of the turbulent wall layer by the concave curvature of the water sediment interface.

the surface wave jet and the oscillating jet developed downstream of a trapezoidal drop followed by a rigid Cited by: 4. There is an Open Access version for this licensed article that can be read free of charge and without license restrictions.

The content of the Open Access version may differ from that of the licensed version. Sediment‐transport capacity has thus been evaluated to date in terms of sediment—either homogeneous or heterogeneous—transported by bedload and in suspension.

Transport Capacity for Bedload Gilbert explicitly indicated in his definition of transport capacity that his flume experiments were related to bedload transport only [ Gilbert Cited by:   “The book is well organized and is written in a precise and lucid style.

It can be recommended to explorers and practitioners in ocean engineering. The book will be interesting for advanced graduate students and researchers in fluid mechanics and its applications to coastal hydrodynamics, wave dynamics and sediment transport.”.

turbulence at the flow entrance and its height above the bed can be varied. Hence, the free surface flow in the flume is transformed into flow in a "tunnel" in the central portion of the flume. Due to the controlled rocking motion imparted to the flume, the current generated at the sediment surface has a sinusoidal velocity variation.

Ripple marks have been defined in several ways: initially based upon morphology and metrics, and more recently on genesis. Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines ripple marks as “a series of small ridges produced especially on sand by the action of wind, a current of water, or waves.”.Book - Hydraulic Design - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.5/5(1).