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CFD Analysis of Local Scour at Bridge Piers

  title={CFD Analysis of Local Scour at Bridge Piers},
  author={B. Fox},
Conventional methods for predicting local scour at bridge piers rely on predictive equations developed from physical modeling. These methods may have limited applicability in situations with unique pier shapes or configurations since the complex hydraulic conditions driving the scour processes around piers are inherently three dimensional. This uncertainty may result in excessive conservatism and may even require additional physical modeling to accurately define the local scour depths for… Expand
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