Numerical Computation of Well-Mixed Estuarine Flowsby John P. Grubert, (M.ASCE), Lect. for Hydr.; Dept.of Civ. Engrg., Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry, England,
Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 7, Pg. 955-967
Document Type: Journal Paper
A numerical model is presented for the computation of flow variables in a well-mixed estuary. The numerical method used is an implicit unconditionally stable finite difference scheme, of second-order accuracy. Data are presented for the scheme in a physically realistic way, to avoid nonlinear instabilities, and for this purpose the dynamic equations are written in pentadiagonal form and solved with a generalized double-sweep algorithm.
Subject Headings: Computing in civil engineering | Estuaries | Boundary element method | Numerical models | Finite difference method | Algorithms | Computer models
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