Advanced computational methods for dam protections against overtopping

Larese, A. and Salazar, F. and San Mauro, J. and Oñate, E. and Toledo, M. and Morán, R. (2018) Advanced computational methods for dam protections against overtopping. In: Protections 2018 (3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping), 6-8 June 2018, Grange-over-Sands, UK.

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Abstract

The paper presents an overview on the computational tools developed in CIMNE for the analysis of the behavior of rockfill dams in overtopping scenarios, as well as for the design of protections systems against overtopping. In this latter case two different applications are presented: the design tool for a wedge shaped blocks (WSB) shoulder protection and the computational models for the analysis of the hydraulic performance of highly convergent spillways. Advanced finite element techniques are combined with particle techniques and artificial neural networks in the framework of the Kratos Multiphysics for reaching the optimal solution procedure for any of the above mentioned problems. An extensive validation is carried out using experimental data provided by the SERPA group of the Technical University of Madrid.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Floods > Dams and reservoirs
Floods > General
Divisions: Floods
Coastal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:53
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 09:53
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/1300

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