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Erosion, sediment transport and sedimentation in rivers and Dams

Nda, Muhammad and Adnan, Mohd Shalahuddin and Ahmad, Kabiru Abdullahi and Jimoh, O.D (2017) Erosion, sediment transport and sedimentation in rivers and Dams. In: Water and environmental issues. Penerbit UTHM, UTHM, pp. 119-147.

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Abstract

Streams erode and transport sediments, the loose sediments are moved along the bottom of the river channel (sediment transport) either naturally or based on human enhanced process from its point of origin and deposited in another location within the fluvial system, this process is known as sedimentation. Sediment transport is critical to understanding how rivers work, as it is the process relating flowing water in natural river system and erosion. As a result, there is need to include mitigation, control and management techniques during design, construction and operation to reduce the effects and achieve sustainability. This chapter is aimed at reviewing existing literature on causes, effects, mitigation and management approaches for erosion, sediment transport and sedimentation in rivers and Dams.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Erosion; sediment transport; sedimentation; dams and reservoirs.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2020 00:57
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2020 00:57
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12681
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