Principles of Physical Modelling of Bedforms Under Waves and Currents
Physical modelling in laboratory is a powerful tool to understand the main mechanisms that drive some processes observed in the nature. In this chapter we provide a brief but general overview of the principles of physical modelling, using the bedform dynamics as an example of application.
KeywordsLaboratory experiments Physical modelling Scale effects Wave-current Bedforms Wave-induced ripples
This research was supported by the project BUS2 (CGL2011-22964). G. Simarro is supported by the Spanish Government through the Ramón y Cajal programme.
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