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Bedforms are defined as what?
During which sediment particles are in contact with the bed at least some of the time describes what?
What are the 2 methods of particle movement?
 
Bedload transport depends on what?
What is the boundary layer?
What does the interaction between flows and walls/pipes causes what to happen?
What happens to the particles closest to the walls?
The solid-retarded layer is called what?
The free-moving layer is called the what?
When the flow hit the leading edge what flow type was created?
When laminar and turbulent flows mix what is created?
Which direction does viscosity increase to?
Why is this?
What determines smooth and rough boundaries?
Rough beds prevent what?
 
 
Lower velocity elongate regions in the viscous sublayer describes what?
An inrush of fluid from the turbulent layer into the viscous sublayer describes what?
When do bursts occur?
Streaks are what direction to the flow?
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What happens when laminar and turbulent boundary layers meet?
What happens when laminar and turbulent boundary layers meet?
What happens when flow is separated?
What are the features of lower stage flat beds?
What are the features of lower stage flat beds?
What are the features of upper stage plane beds?
What are the features of upper stage plane beds?
What does boundary layer separation create?
The trough has what sort of energy?
What shape are current ripples?
What direction of flow do ripples have?
What do ripple wavelengths depend on?
What is the ripple index of aeolian/ballistic ripples?
What does wavelength increase with?
What does cross stratification preserve?
What do we call a single unit of cross bedding?
How thick is lamination?
How thick is bedding?
What is the ripple index of subaqueous dunes?
The only bedform to propogate upstream are what?
What does the rapid flow do?

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