Numerical Modeling of Hydraulic Jump

by M. Hanif Chaudhry, Washington State Univ, United States,
Araz M. Gharangik, Washington State Univ, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


Boussinesq equations describing one-dimensional unsteady, rapidly varied flows are numerically integrated by using a second-order and a fourth-order accurate explicit finite-difference scheme to simulate the formation of an hydraulic jump. Computed results agree satisfactorily with the experimental results for the fourth-order scheme but the location of the jump is is not accurately predicted by the second-order scheme.

Subject Headings: Numerical models | Gradually varied flow | Fluid flow | One-dimensional flow | Water flow | Unsteady flow | Finite difference method | Flow simulation

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