Initial grain motion under oscillatory flow: a comparison of some threshold criteria
Rigler, J.K. and Collins, M.B. (1984) Initial grain motion under oscillatory flow: a comparison of some threshold criteria. Geo-Marine Letters, 3, (1), 43-48. (doi:10.1007/BF02463441).
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Experimental data are described on the threshold of transport of quartz, ilmenite, and cassiterite grains under oscillatory flow in a flume and the results are compared to those of other investigators. The results show that for a given particle size, critical shear stress (τcrit) increases with increasing wave period and that τcrit increases with both grain size and grain density. These data are compared with prediction equations.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QE Geology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Ocean & Earth Science (SOC/SOES)
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > National Oceanography Centre (NERC)
|Date Deposited:||08 Feb 2010|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2015 02:56|
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