In this paper, the flow of water in several elements of the water supply system of the city of Apamea is simulated. The studied elements were used at the end of the 6th century AD (Byzantine period). These simulations allow for the analysis of the water supply system from a modern point of view, in terms of water flow rate, energy loss, etc. This analysis provides a quantitative description of the water supply system of the city, supplementing the field observations.
Analysis of a large-scale water supply system of the Byzantine period using modern fluid mechanics
B. Haut, D. Viviers; Analysis of a large-scale water supply system of the Byzantine period using modern fluid mechanics. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 1 March 2007; 7 (1): 183–190. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2007.021
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