Seaweed blades and seaweed blade physical models designed following a similarity theory were tested in a flume facility. The measured drag coefficient of physical models is found to be significantly biased low compared to that of natural seaweed blades.
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Published in5th IAHR Europe Congress, New challenges in hydraulic research and engineering
CitationVETTORI, D. and NIKORA, V., 2018. Assessing the hydrodynamic performance of vegetation physical models: an experimental study of seaweed blades. IN: Armanini, A. and Nucci, E. (eds). Proceedings of the 5th IAHR Europe Congress, New Challenges in Hydraulic Research and Engineering, Trento, Italy, 12-14 June 2018, pp.295-296.
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