Laboratory experiments in a straight flume were carried out to examine the evolution of large-scale horizontal turbulent structures under flat-bed and deformed-bed conditions. In this paper, the horizontal turbulence of flow under these conditions is analyzed and compared. The conditioned quadrant method is applied to verify the occurrence of turbulent events. The distributions of horizontal Reynolds shear stress and turbulent kinetic energy are also presented and discussed. Results show the occurrence of an "initial" sequence of horizontal vortices whose average spatial length scales with the channel width. Under deformed-bed conditions, this spatial length does not change.
|Numero di pagine||23|
|Rivista||Archives of Hydroengineering and Environmental Mechanics|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2015|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Water Science and Technology