Two-Dimensional Finite Element Simulation of the Flooding Characteristics in Kawainui Marsh, Hawaii

by Robert C. MacArthur, US Army Corp of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Cent, Davis, United States,
James R. Dexter, US Army Corp of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Cent, Davis, United States,
Donald J. Smith, US Army Corp of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Cent, Davis, United States,
Ian P. King, US Army Corp of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Cent, Davis, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: This paper summarizes the results from the calibration and application of a two-dimensional finite element model capable of simulating the complex circulation characteristics of Kawainui Marsh during flooding conditions. The new 'Marsh Elements' version of computer program RMA-2 is used throughout this study.

Subject Headings: Finite element method | Two-dimensional models | Floods | Computer software | Computer models | Model analysis | Hydrologic models | Mathematical models | North America | Hawaii | United States

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