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

Abstract:

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: Hydraulic models | Flow simulation | Fluid flow | Gradually varied flow | Water flow | Numerical models | Boussinesq equations | Hydraulics

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