American Society of Civil Engineers

Landslide-Generated Waves in Reservoirs

by C. J. Tang, (Natl Cheng Kung Univ, Taiwan) and J. F. Lee, (Natl Cheng Kung Univ, Taiwan)

pp. 220-223

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Engineering Mechanics
Abstract: This paper investigates surge waves generated by landslides in reservoirs. The Navier-Stokes equations with complete viscous conditions at the free surface are solved numerically for the pressure and velocity field. The numerical simulation of various landslide patterns reveals significant nonlinearity and transient behavior of the fluid motion during the wave generation.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Dam safety
Navier-Stokes equations
Wave generation

Author Keywords:
Landslides - Simulation
Flow Domain - Velocity Distribution