Numerical Solution of Flow Problems in Rivers

by E. Isaacson, Professor; Institute of Mathematical Science, New York Univ., N. Y., N. Y.,
J. J. Stoker, Director; Institute of Mathematical Science, New York Univ., N. Y., N. Y.,
A. Troesch, Mathematician; Ramo-Wooldridge Corp., Los Angeles, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 5, Pg. 1-18


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Calculation of future river depths and velocities using differential equations of physical laws governing such flows; computer calculations with new methods for numerical analysis of three cases; floods of 1955 on 375 mi stretch of Ohio River, flood of 1947 at junction of Ohio and Mississippi, and flood of 1950 through Kentucky reservoir.

Subject Headings: Numerical methods | River flow | Streamflow | Floods | Rivers and streams | Fluid velocity | Computer analysis | Differential equations | Numerical analysis | North America | United States | Ohio River | Ohio | Kentucky | Mississippi

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