Interacting divided channel method for compound channel flow

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Huthoff, Fredrik and Roos, Pieter C. and Augustijn, Denie C.M. and Hulscher, Suzanne J.M.H. (2008) Interacting divided channel method for compound channel flow. Journal of hydraulic engineering, 134 (8). pp. 1158-1165. ISSN 0733-9429

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Abstract:A new method to calculate flow in compound channels is proposed: the interacting divided channel method (IDCM), based on a new parametrization of the interface stress between adjacent flow compartments, typically between the main channel and floodplain of a two-stage channel. This expression is motivated by scaling arguments and allows for a simple analytical solution of the average flow velocities in different compartments. Good agreement is found between the analytical model results and laboratory data from the literature.
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/60083
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2008)134:8(1158)
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