HEC-18 Pier Influence Zone Scour Depth Calculation

About the Tutorial

This tutorial provides a step-by-step procedure on how scour depth is calculated in the pier-influence zone based on the 2012 FHWA publication of HEC-18. Pier-influence zone is defined as the top width of a pier’s local scour hole involving cohensionless bed materials. This method was not available in DDMSW 5.3.0 but has recently been added in DDMSW 5.6.0. This method was not available in DDMSW 5.3.0 but has recently been added in DDMSW 5.6.0.

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