Modeling 3D Free Surface Flow in Compound Channels: A Validation Case Study

by Fraincisco J. M. Simões, (M.ASCE),
Sam S.-Y. Wang, (F.ASCE),

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


This paper presents the results of a validation study of a free-surface flow model. For the validation, experimental data collected in a compound open channel is used. This validation procedure emphasizes the transport in the region of high shear between the main channel and the flood plain.

Subject Headings: Three-dimensional models | Three-dimensional flow | Channel flow | Case studies | Hydraulic models | Terrain models | Free surfaces | Overland flow

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