WAVES GENERATED BY RIVER TRAFFIC AND WIND ON THE ILLINOIS AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS.

Nani G. Bhowmik, Misganaw Demissie, Chwen Yuan Guo

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Abstract

This paper discusses the studies of the causes of bank erosion along navigable rivers that are waves generated by river traffic and wind and the drawdown of the water level in the channel, which exposes shore area and changes the flow characteristics of tributary streams close to their outlets. To investigate and collect data on waves and drawdown associated with river traffic on the illinois and Mississippi Rivers. Tests described were conducted on four test sites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalResearch Report - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Water Resources Center
Issue number167
StatePublished - Mar 1982

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  • Engineering(all)

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