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Scour in Cohesive Soils

This report summarizes a study through which an erosion testing device that simulates open channel flow on a small scale was developed and tested. In addition, a recommended design approach is provided that can be used for estimating scour for a range of cohesive soils.

  • FHWA Publication Number: HRT-15-033
  • Publication Year: 2015

Updated: 07/20/2017
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