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Meyer-Peter and Mueller: Developed from experiments on gravel-bed flumes. This equation is a Strickler-type equation and is subject to the same limitations. In addition, the coefficient is also dependent upon the types and arrangement of roughness elements (Meyer-Peter and Muller, 1948).

Meyer-Peter, E., and Muller, R., 1948, Formulas for bed-load transport;Proceedings of the International Association for Hydraulic Research, ThirdAnnual Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, pp, 39-64.

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d90 Bed material diameter corresponding to that 90 percent of the material is finer, unit in meters
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