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STREAM FLOW

photo: river

A. Introduction


photo: waterfall AustraliaB. Driving Forces: Propel Water Forward

Gravity

Gradient


C. Resisting Forces

Diagram: channel geometryFriction with channel bed and banks

Viscosity


diagram: flow velocity  patternsD. Flow Velocity Patterns

Ratio of driving to resisting forces

Fastest flow

Flow equations


E. Flow Conditions

Reynolds Number

Froude number

Questions for thought - according to your textbook:


F. Summary


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