New PDF release: Computational river dynamics

By Weiming Wu

ISBN-10: 0203938488

ISBN-13: 9780203938485

ISBN-10: 041544960X

ISBN-13: 9780415449601

ISBN-10: 0415449618

ISBN-13: 9780415449618

Comprehensive textual content at the basics of modeling move and sediment shipping in rivers treating either actual rules and numerical equipment for varied levels of complexity. comprises 1-D, 2-D (both intensity- and width-averaged) and 3D versions, in addition to the combination and coupling of those versions. includes a huge collection of numerical equipment for open-channel flows, equivalent to the SIMPLE(C) algorithms on staggered and non-staggered grids, the projection technique, and the movement functionality and vorticity procedure. The state of the art in sediment delivery modeling ways is defined, corresponding to non-equilibrium delivery types, non-uniform total-load delivery types, and semi-coupled and paired strategies for circulation and sediment calculations. Sediment delivery conception is mentioned and plenty of newly-developed, non-uniform sediment delivery formulae are awarded. the numerous labored examples illustrate a variety of stipulations, comparable to reservoir sedimentation; channel erosion because of dam development; channel widening and meandering; neighborhood scour round in-stream hydraulic buildings; plants results on channel morphodynamic strategies; cohesive sediment shipping; dam-break fluvial tactics and contaminant delivery. advised as a reference advisor for river and hydraulic engineers and as a path textual content for instructing sediment delivery modeling, computational free-surface movement, and computational river dynamics to senior scholars.

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48). 48). 084. Unlike the mixing length model, the one-equation turbulence model uses a transport equation to determine the turbulent energy k and, in turn, the fluctuating velocity scale. The transport equation of k can be derived in exact form from the continuity and Navier-Stokes equations. 51) The three terms on the right-hand side of Eq. 51) represent the diffusion, production, and dissipation of k, respectively. To close this equation, the diffusion term is treated in analogy to Eq. 08/cµ .

Many modifications of it have been suggested in the literature. Several examples are given below, and more can be found in Rodi (1993) and other references. In the standard k-ε model, the ε equation is modeled drastically and may have limitations. 7179 28 Computational River Dynamics non-equilibrium between turbulence generation and dissipation. The modified k and ε equations are still formulated as Eqs. 25Pk /ε. 15. , 1997). Yakhot et al. (1992) rederived the ε equation using the renormalized group (RNG) theory.

58) where γ and c1 are coefficients; and Pij is the stress production, defined as Pij = −ui uk ∂uj /∂xk − uj uk ∂ui /∂xk . Eqs. 58) include the Boussinesq approximation as leading terms and need to be coupled with a k-ε model. Thus, they are often called nonlinear k-ε turbulence models. 57) yields more accurate predictions for the Reynolds normal stress in turbulent channel flows and homogenous shear flows than the standard k-ε turbulence model. 57) is able to simulate the turbulence-driven secondary flows (Speziale, 1987; Pezzinga, 1994).

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