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Modelling of Erosion and Transport Processes

Civil Engineering Faculty, Institute of Building and Environmental Engineering Technical, University of Košice, Vysokoškolská 4, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
Civil Engineering Faculty, Institute of Structural Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Vysokoškolská 4, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
Department of Construction Technology and Management, Faculty of Engineering, Technical University of Kosice, Kosice 04200, Slovakia
Department of Water & Water Structures Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt
Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Shaqra University, Dawadmi 11911, Saudi Arabia
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Water 2019, 11(12), 2604;
Received: 27 September 2019 / Revised: 29 November 2019 / Accepted: 3 December 2019 / Published: 10 December 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Fluvial Processes and Denudation)
Erosion phenomena are the result of complicated natural processes. The determination of their course, their mathematical expression, and predicting erosion phenomena of certain intensities is an important hydrological problem. To obtain a solution, it is necessary to evaluate the erosion factors in detail, which act by the origin and course of erosion processes, to analyse their influences, and to apply correct conclusions to their complex activity on this basis. Dimensional analysis is a conceptual tool often applied in engineering to understand physical situations involving a mix of different kinds of physical quantities. It is routinely used by physical scientists and engineers to check the plausibility of derived equations and computations. It is also used to form reasonable hypotheses about complex physical situations that can be tested by experiment or by more developed theories of the phenomena. In this paper, the dimensional analysis is used for the modelling of erosion and transport processes. View Full-Text
Keywords: soil loss; water; sedimentation; dimensional analysis soil loss; water; sedimentation; dimensional analysis
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Zeleňáková, M.; Harabinová, S.; Mésároš, P.; Abd-Elhamid, H.; Purcz, P. Modelling of Erosion and Transport Processes. Water 2019, 11, 2604.

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