turbulent flow

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flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically

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One important issue in designing the spur dikes is the phenomenon of their tip local scouring which is due to narrowing the cross-flow and the strong eddy flows.
Since the collision of flow to spur dike occurs at tip, so the slot near the spur dike tip and the passing of flow reduce the eddy flows in the front tip of spur dike.
But Bryden says that the firth needs to be viewed as an enormous three-dimensional body of water, with a maelstrom of whirlpools and eddy flows across its width and depth.
In case of the current increase near the current lead areas, formation of intensive eddy flows in horizontal plane occurred.