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See detailCan meandering flows in shallow rectangular reservoir be modelled with the 2D shallow water equations?
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

in Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (2015), 141(6), 04015008

In this article, the ability of the 2D shallow water equations to model meandering flows in shallow rectangular reservoirs is discussed. Four meandering flows, of various shallowness, were modelled using ... [more ▼]

In this article, the ability of the 2D shallow water equations to model meandering flows in shallow rectangular reservoirs is discussed. Four meandering flows, of various shallowness, were modelled using the academic flow model WOLF 2D, which includes a depth-averaged k- model accounting for the horizontal and vertical turbulent length-scales. The bottom friction was modelled with the Colebrook-White formula and different roughness heights were considered. A Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) was applied to the simulation results to extract the behaviour of the main structures responsible for the meandering flow. The same POD analysis was also performed for the reference experimental flow fields, obtained by Large-Scale Particle Image Velocimetry. The first two POD modes obtained from the numerical simulations assuming a smooth bottom are in good agreement with the experimental modes in terms of energy, as well as temporal and spatial variations, whatever the shallowness. In contrast, the remaining simulated modes are not well rendered. The effect of an increased roughness height in the simulations is finally discussed. It leads to an improved reproduction of the first two modes and of the following modes, except when significant viscous effects govern in the flow. [less ▲]

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See detailLanduse change and future flood risk: an integrated and multi-scale approach
Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Bruwier, Martin ULiege; Mohamed El Saeid Mustafa, Ahmed ULiege et al

in E-proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress (2015, June)

The goal of this research is a better understanding of the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic ... [more ▼]

The goal of this research is a better understanding of the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic factors. It affects future flood risk by altering catchment hydrology and vulnerability in the floodplains, as well as through the feedback effect that changes in flood hazard may have on landuse evolution. The research is based on a chain of modelling tools, including: stochastic landuse change modelling, traffic modelling as well as Land-Use and Transport Interactions models, continuous hydrological modelling and efficient hydraulic modelling of floodplains inundation. The coupling of these modelling tools will allow assessing direct and indirect impacts of land use change on future flood risk, while considering the uncertainties related to each of these processes and their combinations at a 2100 time horizon. [less ▲]

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See detailPressure and velocity on an ogee spillway crest operating at high head ratio: experimental measurements and instrumentation
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

in Carvalho, Rita; Pagliara, Stefano (Eds.) 2nd International workshop on hydraulic structures: data validation (2015)

This paper aims at validating pressure and velocity measurements conducted in two physical scale models of an ogee spillway crest operating at heads largely greater than the design head. The design head ... [more ▼]

This paper aims at validating pressure and velocity measurements conducted in two physical scale models of an ogee spillway crest operating at heads largely greater than the design head. The design head of the second model is 50% smaller than the one of the first model. No piles effect or air entrance is considered in the study. The velocity field is measured by Large Scale Particle Image Velocimetry. The relative pressure along the spillway crest is measured using pressure sensors. Comparisons of measured velocities between both spillways indicate low scale effects, the scaled-profiles collapsing in most parts of the flow. By contrast, measurements of relative pressure along the spillway crest differ for large heads. A theoretical velocity profile based on potential flow theory and expressed in a curvilinear reference frame is then fitted to the velocity measurements, considered as reference, for extrapolating the velocity at the spillway crest. Comparing the extrapolated velocity at the spillway crest and the velocity expressed from the relative pressure finally emphasizes that bottom pressure amplitudes are overestimated for the large spillway, while an averaging effect might operate for the pressure measurements on the small spillway. [less ▲]

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See detailLanduse change and future flood risk: the influence of micro-scale spatial patterns (FloodLand) - 2nd progress report
Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Bruwier, Martin ULiege; El Saeid Mustafa, Ahmed Mohamed ULiege et al

Report (2014)

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio ... [more ▼]

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic factors. It affects future flood risk by altering catchment hydrology as well as vulnerability in the floodplains; but the feedback effect of (the perception of) changes in flood hazard on landuse evolution is also considered. The research is based on a chain of modelling tools, which represent parts of the natural and human systems, including: landuse change modelling, transportation modelling as an onset for the estimation of indirect flood damage, continuous hydrological modelling (forced by precipitation and temperature data disturbed according to climate change scenarios), as well as efficient hydraulic modelling of inundation flow in the floodplains. Besides reproducing a broad spectrum of processes, the modelling approach spans over multiple scales, from the regional or catchment level down to the floodplain and building levels. This distinctive feature is reflected both within the individual models and through their combination involving fine-scale detailed analyses (or data) embedded within coarser models at a broader level. [less ▲]

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See detailMeandering flows in rectangular shallow reservoirs
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege; Dewals, Benjamin ULiege

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During this research, previously unexplored meandering flows in free-surface rectangular shallow reservoirs were investigated theoretically, experimentally and numerically. For the first time, a complete ... [more ▼]

During this research, previously unexplored meandering flows in free-surface rectangular shallow reservoirs were investigated theoretically, experimentally and numerically. For the first time, a complete description of the hydrodynamics of the meandering flows was obtained from laboratory experiments. An innovative procedure for the characterisation of the physics of the flow was developed based on several techniques, including Large Scale Particle Image Velocimetry (LSPIV), Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) and a new topology algorithm. This research provides new insights into these fascinating meandering flows, of high practical relevance in civil and environmental engineering. Six papers were written and, so far, five of them have been accepted for publication (two in international journals and three in peer-reviewed international conference proceedings). [less ▲]

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See detailMeandering jets in shallow rectangular reservoirs: POD analysis and identification of coherent structures
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

in Experiments in Fluids (2014), 55

The effect of the shallowness on meandering jets in a shallow rectangular reservoir is investigated. Four meandering flows were investigated in an experimental shallow rectangular reservoir. Their ... [more ▼]

The effect of the shallowness on meandering jets in a shallow rectangular reservoir is investigated. Four meandering flows were investigated in an experimental shallow rectangular reservoir. Their boundary conditions were chosen to cover a large range of friction numbers (defined with the sudden expansion width). Due to the unsteady characteristics of the flows, a Proper Orthogonal Decomposition of the fluctu-ating part of the surface velocity fields measured using LSPIV was used for discriminating the flow struc-tures responsible for the meandering of the jet. Less than 1 % of the calculated POD modes significantly contribute to the meandering of the jet and two types of instability are in competition in such a flow con-figuration. The sinuous mode is the dominant mode in the flow and it induces the meandering of the flow, while the varicose mode is a source of local mixing and weakly participates to the flow. The fluctuating velocity fields were then reconstructed using the POD modes corresponding to 80% of the total mean fluctuating kinetic energy and the coherent structures were identified using the residual vorticity, their centres being localised using a topology algorithm. The trajectories of the structures centres emphasize that at high friction number the coherent structures are small and laterally paired in the near, middle and far fields of the jet, while with decreasing friction number the structures merge into large horizontal vortices in the far-field of the jet, their trajectories showing more variability in space and time. The analysis of the stability regime finally reveals that the sinuous mode is convectively unstable and may become absolutely unstable at the end of the reservoir when the friction number is small. [less ▲]

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See detailLanduse change and future flood risk: the influence of micro-scale spatial patterns (FloodLand) - 1st progress report
Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Bruwier, Martin ULiege; El Saeid Mustafa, Ahmed Mohamed ULiege et al

Report (2014)

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio ... [more ▼]

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic factors. It affects future flood risk by altering catchment hydrology as well as vulnerability in the floodplains; but the feedback effect of (the perception of) changes in flood hazard on landuse evolution is also considered. The research is based on a chain of modelling tools, which represent parts of the natural and human systems, including: landuse change modelling, transportation modelling as an onset for the estimation of indirect flood damage, continuous hydrological modelling (forced by precipitation and temperature data disturbed according to climate change scenarios), as well as efficient hydraulic modelling of inundation flow in the floodplains. Besides reproducing a broad spectrum of processes, the modelling approach spans over multiple scales, from the regional or catchment level down to the floodplain and building levels. This distinctive feature is reflected both within the individual models and through their combination involving fine-scale detailed analyses (or data) embedded within coarser models at a broader level. [less ▲]

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See detailExperimental investigation of meandering jets in shallow reservoirs
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

in Environmental Fluid Mechanics (2014), 14(3), 699-710

Meandering flows in rectangular shallow reservoirs were experimentally investi- gated. The characteristic frequency, the longitudinal wave length and the mean lateral exten- sion of the meandering jet ... [more ▼]

Meandering flows in rectangular shallow reservoirs were experimentally investi- gated. The characteristic frequency, the longitudinal wave length and the mean lateral exten- sion of the meandering jet were extracted from the first paired modes, obtained by a proper orthogonal decomposition of the surface velocity field measured by large scale PIV. The depth-normalised characteristic lengths and the Strouhal number were then compared to the main dimensionless numbers characterizing the experiments: Froude number, friction num- ber and reservoir shape factor. The normalised wave length and mean lateral extension of the meandering jet are neither correlated with the Froude number nor with the reservoir shape factor; but a clear relationship is found with the friction number. Similarly, the Strouhal num- ber is found proportional to a negative power of the friction number. In contrast, the Froude number and the reservoir shape factor enable to predict the occurrence of a meandering flow pattern: meandering jets occur for Froude number greater than 0.21 and for a shape factor smaller than 6.2. [less ▲]

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See detailMAT_LSPIV 4.0: User Manual
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege et al

Software (2014)

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See detailMeandering jets in shallow rectangular reservoir
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Erpicum, Sébastien ULiege; Archambeau, Pierre ULiege et al

in 7th International Conference in River Hydraulics, River Flow 2014 (2014)

In this article, meandering flows in a shallow rectangular reservoir are experimentally and numerically investigated. Two experiments were performed in a smooth shallow horizontal flume and the surface ... [more ▼]

In this article, meandering flows in a shallow rectangular reservoir are experimentally and numerically investigated. Two experiments were performed in a smooth shallow horizontal flume and the surface velocity fields were measured by Large-Scale PIV (LSPIV). The flow conditions were chosen in such a way that the friction regime of both flows was different. These flows were then modelled using the academic code WOLF2D, which solves the 2D shallow water equations and uses a depth-averaged k- model for modelling turbulence. The main characteristics of the measured and simulated flows were finally extracted from a Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) of the surface velocity fields and depth-averaged velocity fields respectively and were compared. When the mean fluctuating kinetic energy of the considered POD mode is greater than 1×10-5 m²/s², the numerical modelling and the experiments are in good agreement whatever the friction regime of the flow. [less ▲]

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See detailBi-stable flow fields and two-way couplings between flow and sedimentation in shallow reservoirs
Dewals, Benjamin ULiege; Peltier, Yann ULiege; Pirotton, Michel ULiege et al

in 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Book of Proceedings, Porto, Portugal, 14-16 April 2014 (2014)

Shallow reservoirs are structures commonly used in civil and environmental engineering. Recent experimental and numerical research has focused on the velocity fields and sediment deposits in rectangular ... [more ▼]

Shallow reservoirs are structures commonly used in civil and environmental engineering. Recent experimental and numerical research has focused on the velocity fields and sediment deposits in rectangular shallow reservoirs. These analyses highlighted the existence of fascinating complex flow fields and sedimentation patterns, involving bi-stable flow fields and significant two-way couplings between flow and sedimentation in such reservoirs. We review here the findings of the latest research and present on-going developments. [less ▲]

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See detailEstimation of the error on the mean velocity and on the Reynolds stress due to a misoriented ADV probe in the horizontal plane: case of experiments in a compound open-channel
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Rivière, Nicolas; Proust, Sébastien et al

in Flow Measurement and Instrumentation (2013), 34(C), 34-41

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See detailTurbulent non-uniform flows in straight compound open-channels
Proust, S.; Fernandes, J. N.; Peltier, Yann ULiege et al

in Journal of Hydraulic Research (2013)

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See detailTurbulent flows in straight compound open-channel with a transverse embankment on the floodplain
Peltier, Yann ULiege; Proust, S.; Rivière, N. et al

in Journal of Hydraulic Research (2013), 51(4), 446-458

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See detailErrors in 2-D modelling using a 0th order turbulence closure for compound channel flows
Linde, F.; Paquier, A.; Proust, S. et al

in International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow 2012 (2012)

When dealing with flood issues, compound channels flows are often encountered in the field. This paper investigates the errors that can be expected when using 2-D modelling for compound channel flows ... [more ▼]

When dealing with flood issues, compound channels flows are often encountered in the field. This paper investigates the errors that can be expected when using 2-D modelling for compound channel flows, comparing the simulations with experiments. Three flow configurations are analyzed: uniform, gradually varied and rapidly varied flows. The last configuration is obtained by setting a transverse embankment on the flood plain. Errors are estimated on the sub-section mean velocity, discharge andwater depth, on the mixing layer width and on the depth-averaged stream-wise velocity and lateral shear stress. Depending on the flow configuration and on the studied parameter, relative errors significantly vary from nearly zero to 50%. The influence of the 0th order turbulence closure on the mean flow and the dimensions of the recirculation zone behind the embankment is also investigated, using either constant eddy viscosity or Elder's model. © 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, London. [less ▲]

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See detailInfluence of one-line vegetation on the edge of the floodplain on velocity and boundary shear stress distributions in compound channel
Terrier, B.; Peltier, Yann ULiege; Shiono, K. et al

in 34th IAHR Congr.: Balance and Uncertainty; Water in a Changing World (2011)

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