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6 - Dimensional Principles

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 November 2022

Vijay P. Singh
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Texas A & M University
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Using dimensional principles, three dimensionless variables can be defined for designing a regime channel. These variables contain six characteristic parameters that reflect fluid, sediment, and geometric characteristics of a channel. This chapter discusses the hydraulic geometry of regime channels using these dimensional principles and illustrates the application of these principles to channel design.

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Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
Theories and Advances
, pp. 186 - 209
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Dimensional Principles
  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
  • Online publication: 24 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.007
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  • Dimensional Principles
  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
  • Online publication: 24 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.007
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  • Dimensional Principles
  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
  • Online publication: 24 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.007
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