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Flow separation at the inner (convex) and outer (concave) banks of constant-width and widening open-channel bends (2012)
Journal Article
Blanckaert, K., Kleinhans, M. G., Mclelland, S. J., Uijttewaal, W. S., Murphy, B., van de Kruijs, A., …Chen, Q. (2013). Flow separation at the inner (convex) and outer (concave) banks of constant-width and widening open-channel bends. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, 38(7), 696-716. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3324

There is a paucity of data and insight in the mechanisms of, and controls on flow separation and recirculation at natural sharply-curved river bends. Herein we report on successful laboratory experiments that elucidate flow structure in one constant-... Read More