Streambank Protection by Submerged Vanes

@inproceedings{Odgaard1987StreambankPB,
  title={Streambank Protection by Submerged Vanes},
  author={Anders Jacob Odgaard and Carlos E. Mosconi},
  year={1987}
}
A summary is given of the design, installation and performance of a system of submerged vanes (“Iowa Vanes”) for erosion protection in a bend of East Nishnabotna River, Iowa. The system functions by eliminating, or reducing, the centrifugally induced helical motion of the flow (the root cause of bank undermining). The system was installed during the summer of 1985. Its performance was evaluated with data obtained in surveys in the spring of 1986. The system was found to effectively reduce… CONTINUE READING

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