NIT Surathakal Syllabus | Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics | AM371 OPEN CHANNEL FLOW AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT
AM371 OPEN CHANNEL FLOW AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT (3-0-0) 3 PREREQ: AM300
Steady GVF, SVF, RVF. Unsteady flow: basic equations, velocity of flood wave discharge, flood routing.
Bulk properties of sediments, various related theories such as competent velocity concepts, lift concept,
critical tractive force concept, Shield’s analysis, regimes of flow, bed forms, resistance to flow, bed and
suspended load transport, reservoir sedimentation, agredation and degradation of rivers, local scour,
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Subramanya. K, Open channel flow, Tata McGraw Hill,3rd Edition, 2010.
Graf,W. H. Hydraulics of sediment transport, McGraw Hill, 1984.
Garde and Rangaraju, Sediment transport, Wiley Eastern, 2nd Edition,1985
Chow, V. T. open channel flow