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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2017, Article ID 5481531, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5481531
Research Article

Vertical Distribution of Suspended Sediment under Steady Flow: Existing Theories and Fractional Derivative Model

1College of Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210098, China
2State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering, Institute of Soft Matter Mechanics, College of Mechanics and Materials, Hohai University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210098, China
3Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
4Key Laboratory of Water Cycle and Related Land Surface Processes, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
5Division of Hydrologic Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to HongGuang Sun; nc.ude.uhh@ghs

Received 28 March 2017; Revised 10 May 2017; Accepted 24 May 2017; Published 28 June 2017

Academic Editor: Hengfei Ding

Copyright © 2017 Shiqian Nie et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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