Physical and Computational Modeling of Bridge Scour at Oregon Inlet, North Carolina

Comparison of Water Surface Profiles from Physical and Numerical Models in Mixed Regime Flow

A First Attempt of Analysis of Coastal Physical Models by Means of Numerical Model

Physical Modeling of Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment

Resonant Excitation of Internal Waves by a Surface Wave

Linking Kinematic and Physical Hydraulic Models

A Unique Approach for Physical Model Studies of Nitrogen Gas Supersaturation

Physical Model Study of Jet-Breaker Baffle Concepts in Pump Intake Structures with Pipe Inflows

On Scour's Frontier
Combing both computer and physical model studies, engineers attempted to assess the scour of a new North Carolina bridge that will bear the brunt of the East coast's worst...

System Downstream Control for On-Demand Irrigation Canals
A nonlinear programming (NLP) Model has been developed to assist downstream control for optimal control of canal systems, called system downstream control (SDC). The objective of system...

Analyzing Drought with a Simplified Climate Model
A simplified climate model with combined atmospheric-hydrologic processes has been developed at the University of California Davis for the study of physical processes related to drought....

Flow through Vertical Barrier Screens—Numerical Model
A simple one-dimensional numerical model based on the energy equation is developed to predict the normal flow distribution through barrier screens composed of several vertical segments...

Physical Distribution System Models for Assessing the Impact of Water Quality on Regrowth and Corrosion
Over the past several years, there have been several new and proposed Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) regulations that will require many water utilities to modif treatment operations to...

Optimum Storage Reallocation and Gate Operation in Multipurpose Reservoirs
This research is intended to integrate long term operation rules and real time operation policy for conservation and flood control in a reservoir, the familiar yield model has been modified...

Preliminary Validation of the MAC3D Numerical Flow Model
MAC3D is a recently developed numerical model for three-dimensional incompressible flow. Model predictions are compared with physical test data for a curved open channel and a multi-level...

Hydraulic Model Study of the Prado Dam Spillway
The existing Prado Dam, located in the City of Corona, CA, is deficient in providing adequate flood protection to the Santa Ana River floodplain downstream of the dam. To provide adequate...

A Combined Physical and Mathematical Modeling Scheme for Kapichira Hydropower Project, Malawi
A physical model and a mathematical model were used to study the flow patterns in a reservoir having a complicated bathymetry. The physical model measurements were compared with the predictions...

Physical Modeling to Determine Head Loss at Selected Surcharged Sewer Manholes
The head losses at sewer pipe junctions (manholes) under surcharged conditions were measured in a 1:6 scale model of a typical manhole with one main line passing through it and two perpendicular...

Stochastic Determination of Wave Heights for Flood Control Channels
Physical model data for subcritical and supercritical flow has been collected and analyzed to determine a statistically-based relationship for wave runup heights in a trapezoidal channel....

Reducing Model Study Time and Improving Reliability
Historically, the majority of effort expended in computer modeling of physical systems has gone into the numerical algorithms used in the computer programs. Other aspects of modeling have...

 

 

 

 

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