On the velocity of turbidity currents over moderate slopes

@article{Liapidevskii2018OnTV,
  title={On the velocity of turbidity currents over moderate slopes},
  author={Valery Liapidevskii and Denys Dutykh},
  journal={Fluid Dynamics Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={51}
}
In the present article we consider the problem of underwater avalanches propagating over moderate slopes. The main goal of our work is to investigate the avalanche front velocity selection mechanism when it propagates downwards. In particular, we show that the front velocity does not depend univocally on the mass of sediments. This phenomenon is investigated and explained in our study. Moreover, we derive from the first principles a depth-averaged model. Then, we assume that sediments are… 

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