Estimating Sediment Relative Density Using an Impact Core Sampler and Wave Equation-based Pile Analysis
This paper presents a case history in which soil sample drive resistance was modeled with a wave equation-based pile analysis computer program to estimate in situ sediment relative densities...

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

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

New Methods for Modelling Dam-Break Wave
Recent developments in numerical analysis for hyperbolic equations have led to new methods which solve shallow water equations including complementary equations for hydraulic jumps. An...

Formation and Propagation of Steep Waves: An Investigative Experimental Interpretation
From the end of the last century, many Authors have studied experimentally the formation and the propagation of steep waves on dry flume bottom. Up to the present time, however, some aspects...

Stability Analysis of Rayleigh-Benard Convection in the Presence of Side Walls
The onset of laminar axisymmetric Rayleigh-Benard convection is investigated for a low-Prandtl number liquid metal in a cylindrical container, in the presence of a vertical temperature...

High-Resolution Upwind Schemes for Solving Mass Transport Equation
A fractional-step algorithm is employed to solve the mass transport equation by decomposing the advection-dispersion equation into two portions, pure advection and pure dispersion. High-resolution...

Theoretically-Derived Regime River Width
The governing equations describing the motion of fluid and non-cohesive sediment particles in alluvial channels are combined to analytically determine the equilibrium surface width of...

Air Entrainment and Bubble Behavior in Plunge Pools
This study analyzes air entrainment by falling nappes and bubble behavior in plunge pools, using an experimental-analytical-numerical method. The experimental work was done at the Tennessee...

Stochastic Control With Bounded Sample Paths: An Application to Reservoir Systems
The consideration of at least the first two statistical moments for the storage volumes of a reservoir system is crucial in an analysis aimed at determining the optimal operations policies...

Sheet Flow Resistance of Asphaltic Pavements
A statistical study has been conducted by the authors using 400 points of experimental data taken in the 1970's at Texas A&M for sheet flow runoff during artificial rainfall on...

Theoretical study of unstable waves in the rapids of the river
This paper examines how the velocity distribution in free-surface flow affects the kinematic and dynamic velocities of disturbance waves on hillslopes or in high-gradient rivers, thereby...

Fortification of MMOC Models for Steep-Channel Flows
The Multimode Method of Characteristics(MMOC), designed to solve unsteady flows, is a new comprehensive scheme formulated by merging several individual characteristic schemes of the specified-time-interval...

Equilibrium Beach Profiles on the Catalan Coast

Empirical Prediction of Strong Ground Motion
In 1982, we published equations for the prediction of various measures of ground motion as a function of earthquake magnitude, distance from the earthquake rupture, and site geology. Many...

Wind-Induced Vibrations of Tall Buildings Using Tuned Mass Damper
A Lagrange formulation is applied to tall buildings using tuned mass damper. The resulting equations of motion are analyzed using a frequency window method. The method reduces the computational...

A Galerkin Method for the Convection?Diffusion Equation Using Asymmetric Weighting Functions
A variation of the Petrov-Galerkin method of solution of a partial differential equation is presented in which the weight function applied to the time derivative term of a one-dimensional...

A Computational Method for Acquiring Response and Ground Motion from Accelerogram on the Base of Structure
This paper describes computational formulation of vibratory equations for acquiring response and input ground motion from accelerogram on the base of long structure with flexible slab....

Coastal Processes on the Wai-San-Ding Barrier of Taiwan STrait, R.O.C.
The coastal line processes on the Wan-San-Ding Barrier is discussed in this paper since 1900. The wave energy along this coast is computed from the measured wave by considering the refraction...

Friction Factors in Coastal Flooding
As the world's coastal zones are being developed and the coastal population increases, coastal flooding, or rather the prediction of its extent and frequency of occurrence, becomes a more...

 

 

 

 

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