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den Bieman, J. P., Jacobsen, N. G., & van Gent, M. R. A. (2018). SCOUR AT THE TOE OF ROCK ARMOURED STRUCTURES. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), papers.74.


In this work, a CFD model (OpenFOAM) is extended to allow for the exchange of sediment between the inside of porous structures and the outside. This exploratory extended model is applied to simulate the morphological change around and under toe structures, as are often used in rock armoured coastal structures. Both the dimensions of the toe structure and the hydraulic loading are varied to investigate their effect on the simulated scour.


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