Application of High-Resolution Schemes to Free Surface Flows in Irregular Channels
A 1-D flow model employing a high resolution scheme based on the Total Variation Diminishing concept is applied to non-prismatic channels of irregular cross-section. The hydraulic properties...

A Graphical Environment for Multi-Dimensional Surface Water Modeling
Recently the Engineering Computer Graphics Laboratory of Brigham Young University in conjunction with the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station and the Federal Highway Administration...

An LPI Numerical Implicit Solution for Unsteady Mixed-Flow Simulation
A Local Partial Inertia (LPI) technique is developed as an option within the National Weather Service (NWS) FLDWAV dynamic flood routing model to enhance its capability to model unsteady...

Depth-Averaged Boussinesq Equations Applied to Flow in a Converging Channel
Supereritical flow in a contracting channel is simulated by numerically solving the 2D depth-averaged Boussinesq equations using a fmite-difference model DASH (Molls and Chaudhry 1995,...

SpatioTemporal Stochastic Open-Dhannel Flow
The de Saint Venant equations are solved as stochastic partial differential equations whose parameters (hydraulic resistance, bed slope, cross-section geometiy, inflow hydrograph, seepage,...

Analysis of Bank Stabilization in Steep Complex Streams Using A Two-Dimensional Model
In cases where the channel is fairly uniform, and not divided, one-dimensional hydraulic models, such as HEC-2, generally give adequate results for scour evaluations and bank protection...

The Impact of Numerical Precision on Optimal Groundwater Hydraulic Control
The numerical precision retained in the formulation of groundwater hydraulic control optimization problems can have significant impacts on the accuracy of the solution. Sources of imprecision...

Impact of Sedimentation Caused by Runoff
As water is pumped into a reservoir, sedimentation caused by runoff can be an important factor in the reservoir's storage capacity. This report discusses various studies conducted...

Application of the Newton Method in Valve Discharge Coefficient Relationships
This paper presents a methodology that utilizes the Newton Method to compute the dimensionless valve discharge coefficient Cd from a manufacturers valve discharge coefficient Cv. The implicit...

Game Model Approach to Multi-Purpose/Multi-Objective Water Resources Related Environmental Protection Project Planning and Management in Developing Nations: A Nigerian Example
The best has not been realised from water resources related environmental protection projects in Nigeria due to problems militating against such projects at the planning, management and...

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...

Design of Riparian Habitat Replacement in Active Floodplains
Conventional flood control engineering techniques and approaches that have been traditionally been applied are now challenged by the public and no longer readily available as floodplain...

Looking for Evidence of Climatic Change in Streamflow Time Series
The principle of stationarity of a streamflow time series has been very commonly assumed in the analysis of hydrologic time series. Some common types of non-stationarity in time series,...

Using HEC-RAS to Compute Scour at Bridges
HEC-RAS (River Analysis System) is an integrated system of software, designed for interactive use in a multi-tasking environment. The system is comprised of a graphical user interface...

Simulation of Interaction between Canal Regulation and Groundwater
l-D canal routing module has been developed to perform the operation of controlled structures for regulating flow in the canal network system and incorporated in the Three-Dimensional...

Simulation of Perilithic Algae as a Biofilm and Its Interaction with the Water Column
A one-dimensional bioflim model has been constructed consisting of a particulate phase of algae and inert material and diffusive transport of nutrients and oxygen. Also included is mass...

A Comparative Study of the Transformed Methods for Solving Richards' Equation
The Richards' equation represents the movement of water in both saturated and unsaturated porous medium. The numerical solution to this equation is difficult because the algebraic...

Design and Construction of the Santa Ana River Wash Crossing of the Inland Feeder
The Inland Feeder Pipeline passes beneath the Santa Ana River in Southern California. The flood plain of the river provides the habitat for two endangered species and to avoid surface...

Alachlor Transport in Laboratory Soil Columns
Spraying of agricultural chemicals result in their travel downward through the unsaturated zone and adsorption to the surrounding soil. Infiltration from rainfall and irrigation solubilize...

Predicting Transport of Organics through Soil Columns using Distributed Mass-Transfer Rates
A numerical model to describe contaminant transport through soil columns, including distributed mass-transfer, is developed. Both a gamma distribution and a lognormal distribution are...

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