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Table 1 Comparison of numerically and experimentally measured front velocity

From: High-resolution simulations of turbidity currents

  Exp 1 Exp 2 Exp 3
Re 16,850 15,000 35,000
N 3.66 2.39 2.77
v s 0.001 0.0046 0.00046
(U e U s )/U e 14% − 11% 16%
  1. Data from Snow and Sutherland (2014). The experimentally measured and numerically computed front velocities are denoted as U e and U s respectively