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dc.contributor.authorKee, Shanyin.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-01T08:58:02Z
dc.date.available2011-06-01T08:58:02Z
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/44455
dc.description.abstractWith increasing concern about living conditions of river dwellers as well as flood irrigation methods in low-lying flood plains, it is important to find out how vegetation in the river affects the bed load of the channel so that flood mitigation measures can be implemented. Experiments were carried out to investigate velocity distributions and sediment concentration in vegetated open channel flows in the presence of sediment transport. Four different vegetation configurations are explored to characterise how sediments behave with a variation of flow depths. Roughness of the vegetation as well as uneven distribution of vegetation canopy and flexibility of vegetation were not taken into consideration in this project as rigid rods were used to model vegetation. Observations of bed form, flow velocity, turbidity and sediment concentrations are made to be compared with the variation of vegetation density and flow depth.en_US
dc.format.extent49 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Water resourcesen_US
dc.titleVelocity distributions in vegetated particle-laden flowsen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorCheng Nianshengen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)en_US
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