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Estimation of Flow Velocity for a Debris Flow Via the Two-phase Fluid Model : Volume 1, Issue 1 (19/06/2014)

By Guo, S.

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Title: Estimation of Flow Velocity for a Debris Flow Via the Two-phase Fluid Model : Volume 1, Issue 1 (19/06/2014)  
Author: Guo, S.
Volume: Vol. 1, Issue 1
Language: English
Subject: Science, Nonlinear, Processes
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Description: School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China. The two-phase fluid model is applied in this study to calculate the steady velocity of a debris flow along a channel bed. By using the momentum equations of the solid and liquid phases in the debris flow together with an empirical formula to describe the interaction between two phases, the steady velocities of the solid and liquid phases are obtained theoretically. The comparison of those velocities obtained by the proposed method with the observed velocities of two real-world debris flows shows that the proposed method can estimate accurately the velocity for a debris flow.

Estimation of flow velocity for a debris flow via the two-phase fluid model

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