Modelling of Flood Wave Propagation Over Flat Dry Areas of Complex Topography in Presence of Different Infrastructures

by P. Molinaro, ENEL-DSR-CRIS, Milan, Italy,
A. Di Filippo, ENEL-DSR-CRIS, Milan, Italy,
F. Ferrari, ENEL-DSR-CRIS, Milan, Italy,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Modelling of Flood Propagation Over Initially Dry Areas

Abstract: After a description of the general equations which govern the propagation of a 2D flood wave (shallow water equations), a review of the scientific publications on the integration of their complete form is made, together with considerations on the adopted algorithms. 2D simplified models are successively considered. The aim of these models is mainly to deal with areas of complex topography; in this context a numerical model developed by ENEL-CRIS is described and its capabilities to take into account water behaviour in presence of hydraulic singularities and urban areas are presented.

Subject Headings: Hydrologic models | Water waves | Two-dimensional models | Wave equations | Wave propagation | Hydraulic models | Floods | Numerical models

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