Estuarine Mud Flow Modelingby E. A. Toorman, Katholieke Univ Leuven, Belgium,
J. E. Berlamont, Katholieke Univ Leuven, Belgium,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Abstract: This paper presents a model for the simulation of selective withdrawal of estuarine mud. This research is part of the investigation of the design of a mud pumping plant as an alternative for dredging. The problems confronted with are the non-Newtonian behaviour of mud and the water-mud interface modeling. The change of the interface shape requires the problem to be solved time dependently. A finite element method is used.
Subject Headings: Mud | Mathematical models | Fluid flow | Estuaries | Pumping stations | Finite element method | River flow | Water flow
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