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Numerical Analysis of the Behavior of Bars in a Compound Channel with a Drop Structure
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  • Journal title : Ecology and Resilient Infrastructure
  • Volume 3, Issue 1,  2016, pp.14-21
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Ecology and Infrastructure Engineering
  • DOI : 10.17820/eri.2016.3.1.014
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Numerical Analysis of the Behavior of Bars in a Compound Channel with a Drop Structure
Kim, Gi-Jung; Jang, Chang-Lae;
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This study investigated the behavior of sediment bars in a compound channel with a drop structure. Flow was separated into side banks by alternate bars, and flow was concentrated into the downstream of bar fronts. The bed downstream of a drop structure degradated due to the concentrated flow from it. Bar shapes were kept by the influence of their shapes upstream. Alternate bars, central bars, and multiple bars were developed as the width to depth ratio increased, and the number of bars increased. The bar in the downstream of a drop structure decreased in length due to the concentration of flow and its disturbance.
Bed change;Drop structure;Numerical model;Sediment bars;
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