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dc.contributor.authorCheng, Nian-Shengen
dc.contributor.authorNguyen, Hoai Thanhen
dc.contributor.authorTan, Soon Keaten
dc.contributor.authorShao, Songdongen
dc.identifier.citationCheng, N.-S., Nguyen, H. T., Tan, S. K., & Shao, S. (2012). Scaling of Velocity Profiles for Depth-Limited Open Channel Flows over Simulated Rigid Vegetation. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 138(8), 673-683.en
dc.description.abstractUsing the plane mixing layer analogy, a length scale is proposed to normalize velocity profiles for vegetated open channel flows. The new scaling is an improvement over those based on the logarithmic, velocity-defect, and power laws in collapsing the velocity profiles, which include measurements conducted in this study and also those reported in the literature for a variety of flow and vegetation configurations. An eddy viscosity model is also developed to justify the scaling argument. This study is limited to rigid vegetation submerged in depth-limited flows, in which the flow depth is no greater than twice the vegetation height.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of hydraulic engineeringen
dc.rights© 2012 American Society of Civil Engineers.en
dc.titleScaling of velocity profiles for depth-limited open channel flows over simulated rigid vegetationen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen
dc.contributor.researchMaritime Research Centreen
dc.contributor.researchNanyang Environment and Water Research Instituteen
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