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Hydrodynamic modelling to support enhanced flood risk estimation

Falconer, Roger Alexander and Xia, Junqiang 2013. Hydrodynamic modelling to support enhanced flood risk estimation. Revista de Obras Públicas 2013 (3542) , pp. 7-26.

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Abstract

This paper presents a new approach to long-term flood risk assessment in accordance with the UK Foresight Future Flooding Report. A morphodynamic model has been developed to simulate the processes of flood routing, sediment transport and corresponding bed evolution using a coupled approach, with a refined wetting and drying approach being used; two incipient velocity formulae for flooded vehicles under different scenarios were proposed for assessing stability criteria of vehicles in floodwaters; and an integrated numerical model was developed to predict the inundation of flash floods and the corresponding flood hazards to people (children and adults) and property (vehicles and buildings).

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Additional Information: Spanish title: Modelos hidrodinámicos para reforzar las mejoras en las estimaciones del riesgo de inundaciones
Language other than English: Spanish
Publisher: Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos
ISSN: 0034-8619
Funders: EPSRC
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:02
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/47592

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