Modeling Hydraulic Phenomena: A Glossary of Terms

ASCE Task Committee on Glossary of Hydraulic Modeling Terms of the Committee on Research of the Hydraulics Division

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 7, Pg. 845-852

Document Type: Journal Paper


A glossary is presented for the purposes of study by researchers with a view to generating a common terminology among those involved with modeling hydraulic phenomena. The glossary is divided into five categories: Types of models in general; scaling and design of hydraulic models; types of hydraulic models; types of mathematical models; and terms referring to numerical models.

Subject Headings: Numerical models | Mathematical models | Hydraulic models | Hydraulic design | Terminology and definition | Fouling | Mathematics | Numerical analysis

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