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People and vehicle stability in floods

Falconer, Roger Alexander and Xia, Junqiang 2013. People and vehicle stability in floods. Innovation and Research Focus 2013 (95)

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Abstract

The frequency of extreme flood events is expected to increase significantly due to climate change. It is increasingly necessary, therefore, to know the critical hydrodynamic conditions as to when people and vehicles become unstable in flood waters by sliding or toppling over. Supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Exchanges with China and India Award scheme, Professors Junqiang Xia and Roger Falconer have proposed new criteria for the stability of people and vehicles in floods based on theoretical and experimental studies.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Funders: Royal Academy of Engineering
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:39
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/52672

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