On fine sediment transport by a flood surge.

Pritchard, D. (2005) On fine sediment transport by a flood surge. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 543. pp. 239-248. DOI 10.1017/S0022112005006518

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Abstract

We develop asymptotic solutions for passive suspended sediment transport under a flood surge on a uniform slope. Our solutions provide predictions of the net scour under a surge, and simple estimates of the conditions under which it may ‘bulk up’ into a mud or debris flow, as well as illustrating their sensitivity to sediment entrainment rates.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2005 AREP 2005 P BPI IA49
Subjects: 99 - Other
Divisions: 99 - Other
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Volume: 543
Page Range: pp. 239-248
Identification Number: 10.1017/S0022112005006518
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 09:35
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 09:59
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/1782

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