Maximum local scour depth at bridge piers and abutments

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dc.contributor.author Kandasamy, JK en
dc.contributor.author Melville, Bruce en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-10T03:02:46Z en
dc.date.issued 1998 en
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Hydraulic Research 36(2):183-198 1998 en
dc.identifier.issn 0022-1686 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34979 en
dc.description.abstract Results of recent laboratory investigations of local scour at bridge piers and abutments are presented. Similarities between the principal vortex occurring in local scour holes at abutments and the horseshoe vortex and downflow at piers are highlighted. Pier and abutment laboratory data, collected near the threshold conditions for sediment movement, display similar trends in the variation of scour depth with length and flow depth. This variation is best described in a three dimensional plot. A simple equation, that can be used to predict the maximum local scour depth at either piers or abutments aligned perpendicular to the flow, is presented and compared with field data. en
dc.publisher International Association Of Hydraulic Engineering and Research en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Hydraulic Research en
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dc.title Maximum local scour depth at bridge piers and abutments en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/00221689809498632 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 183 en
pubs.volume 36 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: International Association Of Hydraulic Engineering and Research en
pubs.end-page 198 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 408 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil and Environmental Eng en
dc.identifier.eissn 1814-2079 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2010-01-31 en


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