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Field of Study: Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

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FD0101: To develop computational hydraulic models to stimulate flows in natural rivers & to design civil engineering works.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1998, Cost £492,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
Keywords:  
Water
 
 
FD0102: To collate available and provide additional data on afflux at bridges and other structures to improve modelling
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £53,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0103: To establish the relationship between weed growth and hydraulic roughness with its comsequent effect on flow
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £15,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0104: To develop the means to estimate seepage under earth embankments at the design stage
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £42,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0105: To produce methods for assessing the discharge of major floods that can be applied after the event
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £100,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0106: To develop engineering solutions to the problems of erosion & deposition affecting flood defence schemes
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £22,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0108: Environmentally acceptable channels
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 2000, Cost £348,710
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0110: To prepare a comprehensive summary of the research carried out in a form to be used by practising engineers.
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £20,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0111: Sediment movement and river morphology
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £143,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
 
FD0112: Manual on sediment transport in rivers
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1999, Cost £150,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   HR Wallingford Ltd
Theme:   River Flood Protection
 
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