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Table 2 Properties of Meander Pattern of Previous Studies and This Research

From: Experimental and numerical investigations of primary flow patterns and mixing in laboratory meandering channel

Researcher RC/W ϕ(°) λ/ W λ/ RC Sinuosity
Leopold and Wolman (1960) 2.3 10.9 4.7
Chang (1971) 3.6 90 1.11
Krishnappan and Lau (1977) 0.6 ~  2.2 6.3 3 ~  10.8
Almquist and lHolley (1985) 3 125 12 4 1.30
Guymer (1998) 3.5 120 13.7 3.9 1.21
Jeong (2004) 2.4 120 9.7 4 1.32
This study 2.0 150 7.5 3.8 1.52
  1. RC/W radius of curvature, λ wavelength, ϕ: degree of channel meander