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

by F. Alcrudo, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain,
P. Garc?a 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 volume method | Finite element method | Two-dimensional flow | Floods | Water waves | Wave propagation | Wave equations

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