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Local scour due to a submerged jet

Description

The experiment, carried out at the Hydraulics laboratory of RomaTre University shows the temporal evolution of a local scour downstream of a drop structure followed by a rigid apron. The scouring process is due to a submerged jet flow.

Author

Claudia Adduce

Copyright

Claudia Adduce

References

Adduce C. and Sciortino G., 2006, Local scour due to a turbulent flow: numerical and experimental investigation. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 44, 5.

Adduce C. and La Rocca M., 2006, Local scouring due to turbulent water jets downstream of a trapezoidal drop: laboratory experiments and stability analysis, Water Resources Research. 42, W02405, doi:10.1029/2005WR004139.