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Effect of wave parameters on flood wave subsidence

Kumar, Mohan S and Sridharan, K (1980) Effect of wave parameters on flood wave subsidence. In: Journal of Indian Institute of Science, 62 (3). pp. 57-69.

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A detailed analy~is on the propagation of a sinusoidal flood wave in a wide prismatic open channel b.as hen made by numc? ii.~ll~integrating We govemins nondimenional equations of unsteady flow in an open chamei. EmpE:dsis has been laid on the effect of wave parmefen on th propagation of 6.8 sinusoidal wave. Results show that the amount of subsidence is more in the case of small wave anplltude and wave duration cases. Further, wave duration has been noticed to have a relatively Vier influence on subsidence than wave amplitude. The speed at which the peak of the wave moves is observed to be a function of only the wave amplitude.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Indian Institute of Science
Publisher: Indian Institute of Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Institute of Science.
Keywords: Floods, Hydraulics, Open Channel Flows, Wave Subsidence
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2009 06:44
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:36
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/21268

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