Estuarine Boundary Layers and Sediment Transport

  • W. H. McAnallyJr.
  • E. J. Hayter
Part of the Coastal and Estuarine Studies book series (COASTAL, volume 38)


Calculation of sediment transport in estuarine areas is used to evaluate deposition rates (typically in channels and fishery areas) and to predict removal rates (typically dredged material disposal sites). These calculations require accurate determination of stresses exerted on the bed by the flow and of velocity profiles near the bed.


Velocity Profile Turbulent Kinetic Energy Sediment Transport Eddy Viscosity Open Channel Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. McAnallyJr.
    • 1
  • E. J. Hayter
    • 2
  1. 1.Waterways Experiment StationU.S. Army Corps of EngineersVicksburgUSA
  2. 2.College of EngineeringClemson UniversityClemsonUSA

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