DISPERSION OF BED LOAD PARTICLES

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澤井, 健二 (1983)
  • Publisher: 京都大学防災研究所
  • Journal: 京都大学防災研究所年報. B = Disaster Prevention Research Institute Annuals. B, volume 26, issue B-2, pages 395-408 (issn: 0386-412X)

The motion of bed load particles is so irregular that they disperse remarkably with time.In this study, some flume tests using painted tracer particles were carried out, in which thedispersive property of tracers changed variously with sediment feed rate.In analysing this process, a stochastic simulation model is proposed where it is discussedabout the degree of exposure of individual particle near the bed surface and about the variationof its pick up rate. The exponential distribution of step length is assumed. The result fairlyconforms to uniform material case but not to nonuniform one for present.
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