Chapter 18. Flow and Sediment-Transport Modeling

  1. Dr G. Mathias Kondolf3 and
  2. Dr Hervé Piégay4
  1. Dr Jonathan M. Nelson1,
  2. Dr James P. Bennett1 and
  3. Dr Stephen M. Wiele2

Published Online: 29 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470868333.ch18

Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology

Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology

How to Cite

Nelson, J. M., Bennett, J. P. and Wiele, S. M. (2003) Flow and Sediment-Transport Modeling, in Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology (eds G. M. Kondolf and H. Piégay), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868333.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Department of Geography, University of California, Hearst Field Annex B, Berkeley, CA 94720-2000, USA

  2. 4

    UMR 5600, CNRS, 18, rue Chevreul, 69 362 Lyon cedex 07, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    US Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, PO Box 25046, MS 413, Lakewood, CO 80225, USA

  2. 2

    US Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471491422

Online ISBN: 9780470868331

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Keywords:

  • sediment-transport modeling;
  • flow field;
  • fluvial geomorphology;
  • partial decoupling;
  • coupled model concept;
  • turbulence;
  • Reynolds stresses;
  • hydrostatic assumptions;
  • orthogonal curvilinear system;
  • lateral separation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Flow Conservation Laws

  • Sediment-Transport Relations

  • Numerical Methods

  • One-Dimensional Models

  • Two-Dimensional Models

  • Three-Dimensional Models

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References