Mobile bank conditions for laminar microrivers

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Devauchelle, Olivier; Josserand, Christophe; Lagrée, Pierre-Yves; Zaleski, Stéphane;
  • Publisher: Elsevier Masson
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2008.07.010
  • Subject: [PHYS.MECA.THER]Physics [physics]/Mechanics [physics]/Thermics [physics.class-ph] | [PHYS.MECA.BIOM]Physics [physics]/Mechanics [physics]/Biomechanics [] | [PHYS.MECA.MEFL]Physics [physics]/Mechanics [physics]/Mechanics of the fluids [physics.class-ph] | river morphology, bank erosion, bedload transport, micro scale experiment

International audience; The present study aims to establish a simple mechanistic model for river bank erosion. Recent experiments demonstrate that small-scale laminar flumes can develop erosion structures similar to those encountered in Nature. From the Saint-Venant Equ... View more
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