Articles | Volume 19, issue 9
Research article
14 Sep 2015
Research article |  | 14 Sep 2015

Computation of vertically averaged velocities in irregular sections of straight channels

E. Spada, T. Tucciarelli, M. Sinagra, V. Sammartano, and G. Corato

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