Computing Two Dimensional Flood Propagation with a High Resolution Extension of McCormack's Method

by F. Alcrudo, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain,
P. García Navarro, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Modelling of Flood Propagation Over Initially Dry Areas


McCormack's method, as applied for solving the bidimensional de Saint Venant equations is enhanced with the aid of the theory of Total Variation Diminishing (TVD) schemes in order to obtain an accurate, robust time marching algorithm in finite volume formulation for calculating the progressing of flood waves in two dimensional areas.

Subject Headings: Finite element method | Finite volume method | Floods | Two-dimensional flow | Fluid flow | Computer models | Wave equations | Two-dimensional models

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