# Finite Element Modeling in Free-Surface Hydromechanics

*A finite element semi-discrete approximation is applied to the conservation law form of the two-dimensional, depth-averaged free-surface Navier-Stokes equations governing incompressible...*

A Numerical Solution Technique for Incompressible Flow

*Presented is a numerical solution technique which employs the explicit predictor-corrector scheme of R.W. MacCormack in solving the governing two-dimensional equations of motion on a staggered...*

Differential Gravitional Forces on Large Space Structures

*Effects of the differential gravitational forces have been investigated simultaneously on the orbital motion, attitude motion, and axial deformation of a very large axially flexible space...*

Model-Prototype Study of Overland Flow

*Similarity of overland flow hydrographs was investigated. Similarity ratios based on Froude number modeling were tested by using: 1) computed hydrographs by kinematic wave equations, 2)...*

Boundary Integral Equation Approach to Earthquake Induced Hydrodynamic Forces

Coastal Sediment Processes: Toward Engineering Solutions

Analytical Method of Ship Motions Moored to Quay Walls and Application to Port Planning

*This paper describes an analytical method to calculate ship motions moored to quay walls and application of the method in order to establish the port planning method in taking account...*

Investigation of Wave-Induced Oscillations in Sewage Outfalls

*The work described in this paper deals with the effect of wave action on the hydraulic performance of a sewage effluent outfall. The outfall under consideration is an inverted siphon....*

A Finite-Difference Model for Combined Refraction-Diffraction of Water Waves

Subharmonic Generation of Edge Waves by Nonuniform Incident Waves

Cellular-Automata for Hydrodynamic Modeling

*A two-dimensional fluid continuum system can be modeled using a discrete field of particles that interact according to simple deterministic rules. The methodology is called Cellular Automata....*

An Efficient, Accurate Technique for Navier-Stokes Solution

*Solution of the Navier-Stokes equations for a Newtonian, incompressible fluid (such as water) requires both accuracy in the assuring conservation of mass and efficiency of convergence....*

Discharge and Depth Behind a Partially Breached Dam

*The role that the velocity-distribution correction factor plays in the determination of the flood discharge and corresponding flow depth behind a partially breached dam is investigated....*

Limitations of Saint Venant Equations to Model Flood Waves

*The subject of this paper is in direct contrast to all previously known research efforts. Previous effort has focused on simplified forms of Saint Venant using approximate routing models...*

Modeling Unsteady One Dimensional Open Channel Flow Using the Slope Friction Form of the Saint-Venant Equations

*The flow of water in open channels has been an important research topic for many years. In 1871, B. De. Saint-Venant published a set of equations that attempted to quantify the physical...*

Infiltration as a Dependent Variable in Modeling Furrow Irrigation

*Most surface irrigation models assume that infiltration is independent of surface flow hydraulics. However, wetted perimeter has been shown to significantly affect infiltration in furrows....*

Response Charts for Designing Against Nuclear Overpressures

*The single-degree-of-freedom equation of motion for an elastic-plastic system with a nuclear airblast overpressure forcing function is nondimensionalized and solved. Solutions are presented...*

Limiting Performance and Design by Reanalysis of Structures for Blast Resistance

*Limiting performance is the absolute optimal response of a structure under a specified transient load. Reanalysis methods are computational techniques for analyzing locally modified large-scale...*

Time Domain Structural Parameters Identification

*Identification techniques for linear lumped-parameters models of vibrating structures are critically assessed using data produced by numerical simulations. The structural model is excited...*

The Lanczos Method in Structural Dynamics

*The solution of the equations of motion often results in the solution of an eigenvalue problem in which the system matrices are large. Traditionally, the solution of this problem has employed...*

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