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Velocity profiles and the structure of turbulence at the outer bank of a compound meander bend

Research paper by Frank L.Engel, Bruce L.Rhoads

Indexed on: 25 Oct '17Published on: 01 Oct '17Published in: Geomorphology



Abstract

•Curved channel flow caused Reynolds stresses to differ from straight channel norms•Streamwise-lateral stresses as critical as streamwise-vertical stresses in this bend•Local bank geometry can disrupt this pattern, with implications for bank erosion