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3 - Regime Theory

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 November 2022

Vijay P. Singh
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Texas A & M University
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The interrelationship between flow, sediment transport, channel resistance, and bank stability determines the regime of a channel in alluvium, meaning channel shape and stability. Thus, the regime theory predicts the size, shape, and slope of a stable alluvial channel under given conditions. This chapter presents regime relations for channel width, depth, and gradient.

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Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
Theories and Advances
, pp. 65 - 109
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
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  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.004
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