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.
|Research Report - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Water Resources Center
|Published - Mar 1982
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Engineering