The present report describes a comprehensive modelling framework developed to handle flow transitions with drainage pipes and at their boundaries. The proposed numerical scheme is based on a finite volume formulation. Detailed specifications of boundary conditions at pipe ends are provided, along with a decision tree allowing to seamlessly manage transitions such as flow reversal, entrance drowning, or hydraulic jump migration through the boundaries. Proof-of-concept examples and comparison with laboratory data are given to illustrate the robustness of the proposed approach.
Research Article|May 01 1999
Robust numerical treatment of flow transitions at drainage pipe boundaries
Water Sci Technol (1999) 39 (9): 113-120.
H. Capart, C. Bogaerts, J. Kevers-Leclercq, Y. Zech; Robust numerical treatment of flow transitions at drainage pipe boundaries. Water Sci Technol 1 May 1999; 39 (9): 113–120. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.1999.0455
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