7. Modeling Alluvial Channels

  1. Collected Reprint Series
  1. David R. Dawdy1 and
  2. Vrro A. Vanoni2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2014

DOI: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch7

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

How to Cite

Collected Reprint Series (1986) Modeling Alluvial Channels, in 1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    San Francisco, California

  2. 2

    W. M. Keck Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2014
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118786239

Online ISBN: 9781118782088

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Keywords:

  • Alluvial channel models;
  • Armoring mechanism;
  • Bank scour;
  • Gessler's scour;
  • Sediment transport functions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sediment Transport Functions

  • Flow Resistance Functions

  • Bed Scour and Armoring

  • Gessler's Scour and Armoring Mechanism

  • Parker's Pavement Mechanism

  • Other Armoring Studies

  • Overview of Presently Available Models

  • Allocation of Scour and Fill Across the Section

  • Bank Scour

  • Meandering and Bank Migration

  • Stability Criteria and Boundary Conditions

  • Conclusions Concerning Future Model Needs