Discussion at Maximum Sediment Discharge Theory

Levent Yilmaz (Nisantasi University, 1453 Neocampus, Civil Engineering Department, Hydraulic Division, 80626, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey)

Article ID: 1572

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jgr.v3i1.1572


It is observed the gravel river sediment discharge with existing empiricalregime relationships. The aim of the research is to give a mathematicalmodel about the stable cross-section geometry and to determine a modelfor the stable slope of an alluvial channel which is in nature seldom stable.In an alluvial channel to reach an equilibrium condition, it changes its planegeometry until to have a stable condition in plane configuration. There arethree different parameters in plan configuration about river behavior: width,depth and slope.


Sediment transport; Mathematical model; Empirical regime relationship

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