bank height

bank height

[′baŋk ‚hīt]
(mining engineering)
The vertical height of a bank as measured between its highest point or crest and its toe at the digging level or bench. Also known as bench height; digging height.
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Bank height ratio (BHR) was used to quantify the degree of channel incision at all study sites.
We measured channel width, bank height, and composition (silt, sand, or clay) at each transect.
Because of the pressure gradient in axial direction, the bank height decreases and the material is conveyed into the direction of the roll ends.
As the bed elevation is lowered through erosional degradation, a reduction in channel slope and increase in bank height are common.
The bank height is measured by a bank displacement detector.
To confirm the accuracy of our numerical program regarding the flow field, we carried out an experiment to measure the bank height. We performed an extrusion coating using an extrusion laminator to measure the bank height under various melt thickness conditions.
Bank height was calculated as the side of a right triangle.
We correlated these variables with bank height and bank width, respectively.
The zone for tree clearing depends on the bank height, slope, and other site conditions.