Formation mechanism of brick-pattern ripples.

N. Matsunaga, H. Honji

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Abstract

Three-dimensional brick-pattern streaming forms above a model of two-dimensional ripple marks under the oscillatory water motion. This type of streaming may possibly be responsible for forming the brick-pattern ripples of Bagnold (1946) . A structure of flow above the brick-pattern ripples is suggested.

Original languageEnglish
JournalREPORTS RES. INST. APPL. MECH., KYUSHU UNIV.
Volume28
Issue number88 , Sep. 1980, p.27-38.
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1980

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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