Positive Surge Propagation in Sloping Channels
AbstractA simplified model for the upstream propagation of a positive surge in a sloping, rectangular channel is presented. The model is based on the assumptions of a flat water surface and negligible energy dissipation downstream of the surge, which is generated by the instantaneous closure of a downstream gate. Under these hypotheses, a set of equations that depends only on time accurately describes the surge wave propagation. When the Froude number of the incoming flow is relatively small, an approximate analytical solution is also proposed. The predictive ability of the model is validated by comparing the model results with the results of an experimental investigation and with the results of a numerical model that solves the full shallow water equations. View Full-Text
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Viero, D.P.; Peruzzo, P.; Defina, A. Positive Surge Propagation in Sloping Channels. Water 2017, 9, 518.
Viero DP, Peruzzo P, Defina A. Positive Surge Propagation in Sloping Channels. Water. 2017; 9(7):518.Chicago/Turabian Style
Viero, Daniele P.; Peruzzo, Paolo; Defina, Andrea. 2017. "Positive Surge Propagation in Sloping Channels." Water 9, no. 7: 518.
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