# 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...*

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...*

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...*

Conservation Properties of the Mild Slope and Boussinesq Equations

*Common water wave evolution equations, such as the mild slope equation, parabolic approximations and Boussinesq equations, are approximate statements of conservation laws. A feasible measure...*

The Significance of Hydrodynamic Forces in Coastal Embankment Design

*The dynamic forces of sea water and backfill soil acting on coastal embankment are analyzed by using a new finite-difference method. The Euler's equation and continuity equation are used...*

A Second-Generation Wave Model for Coastal Wave Prediction

*A second-generation numerical wave model, WINDWAVE, has been developed for wave prediction in coastal regions. The modal is based on the numerical integration of the energy balance equation...*

ASA.WAVES: An Interactive PC-based Wave Forecasting Tool

*An interactive PC-based system for wave refraction-diffraction in coastal regions has been developed, based on a Mild-slope equation finite element wave model. The system includes an embedded...*

An Energy Based Model for Coastal Bays and Lakes

*The North American Great Lakes have numerous tributary bays and small lakes along their coastline that open directly to the Great Lakes through natural or engineered channels. As a consequence...*

Dynamic Analysis of Unstable Structural Systems With Prescribed Velocities

*Structural systems that have large inextentional deformation, or in other words, deformation without stain are called 'Unstable Structural Systems.' They include cable structures, membrane...*

Equilibrium Beach Profiles on the Catalan Coast

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...*

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...*

Inertially Favorable Trajectories for Robot Motion in Space

*Robot manipulators generally display non-linear coupled dynamic forces which increase with speed. Efficiencies can be achieved by finding trajectories which take advantage of those inertial...*

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...*

Radionuclide Transport in Fractured Media

*Until recently, the classical advective-dispersive transport equation was considered to be an adequate model for describing the motion of a solute (e.g. radionuclides) in porous and fractured...*

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....*

A New Look at the Statistical Estimation of PMP

*The statistical base of Hershfield's K*

_{m}value Method and its application for estimating Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) were reviewed. The mathematical...

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