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Introduction - Notions of fluvial hydraulics.
1.1 The rivers.
1.3 Physical properties of sediments in alluvial rivers.
1.3.1 Physical characteristics of the sediment.
1.4 Rivers morphology.
1.4.1 Genetic classification of a current.
1.4.2 Development stages of the rivers.
126.96.36.199 Torrential stage.
188.8.131.52 Moderate stage.
184.108.40.206 Terminal stage.
220.127.116.11 Rivers in equilibrium and in regime.
1.4.3 Drainage patterns and slopes.
1.4.4 Classification of rivers and beds.
1.4.5 Types of beds. Forms in plant.
18.104.22.168 Straight beds.
22.214.171.124 Braided beds.
126.96.36.199 Meander beds or meander-forms.
1.5 Morphological evolution of the type of plants in a river.
1.5.1 Hydraulic geometry of a river.
1.6 Predictions of the general answer to the change in a river.
1.6.1 Application of qualitative analysis.
1.6.2 Dominant or formative flow.
1.6.3 Fargue’s laws.
1.7 River bottom equilibrium.
1.7.1 Lane’s scale.
1.7.2 Solid flow.
1.8 Threshold or principle movement.
1.9 Channel forms or rough bottoms.
1.9.1 Ruggedness and bottom forms physical analysis.
1.10 Mathematical models and reduced physical models.
1.10.1 Mathematical models.
1.10.2 Reduced physical models.
criteria in regards to the transport of sediments.
1.10.4 Materials used in fluvial models.
2. Transport of sediments. (Part II)
2.2 Classification of the sediments’ transportation.
2.2.1 Distribution of the solid transportation in the alluvial beds.
2.2.2 Measurement of the transportation and fluvial sedimentation.
2.3 Equations classification of the transport of sediments.
2.3.1 Equations of the bottom transportation.
2.3.2 Equations for the load calculation in suspension.
2.3.3 Equations for the calculation of the total load.
2.4 Equations of bottom transportation.
2.4.1 Approximation of shearing stresses.
functions based on the energy concept.
188.8.131.52.1 Other approximations having as theoretical base the concept of the
Velikanov’s gravitational energy.
2.7 Other calculation formulas according to the focus proposed by Maza for the Engelund,
Meyer-Peter and Müller and Shields’ equations.
procedure for the transportation functions.
Index of Figures.
Index of Charts.
Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería. Centro de Estudios Hidráulicos y Ambientales.