Prediction of Scour Profile Caused by Submerged Three-Dimensional Wall Jets
Series of laboratory tests were carried out to study the
extent of scour caused by a three-dimensional wall jets exiting from a
square cross-section nozzle and into a non-cohesive sand beds.
Previous observations have indicated that the effect of the tail water
depth was significant for densimetric Froude number greater than ten.
However, the present results indicate that the cut off value could be
lower depending on the value of grain size-to-nozzle width ratio.
Numbers of equations are drawn out for a better scaling of numerous
scour parameters. Also suggested the empirical prediction of scour to
predict the scour centre line profile and plan view of scour profile at
any particular time.
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