online_contraction_scour_clear_water:  Contraction scour under clear water conditions
using Laursen equation 1963

      
Laursen formula 1963


ys / yo = [( Ku Q 2 ) / ( Dm0.667W 2)] 0.429  -  1

[ ys, yo, Q, Dm and W in any consistent units ]
[ Ku = 0.025 in SI units; Ku = 0.0077 in U.S. units ]


Reference


INPUT DATA:      [Description]     [Sample Input]

Select:      

Mean flow depth below the bridge, before scour yo :      

 

Discharge in the contracted section Q :      

 

Bottom width in the contracted section, excluding piers W :      

 

Median diameter of the bed material D50 :      

 

OUTPUT:

SI units (metric)


Contraction scour depth
under clear water conditions
ys :     



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