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Analysis of transients in a canal network

Misra, Rajeev and Kumar, Mohan MS and Sridharan, K (1991) Analysis of transients in a canal network. In: Sadhana : Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, 16 (Part 1). pp. 85-99.

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Abstract

A generalised formulation of the mathematical model developed for the analysis of transients in a canal network, under subcritical flow, with any realistic combination of control structures and their multiple operations, has been presented. The model accounts for a large variety of control structures such as weirs, gates, notches etc. discharging under different conditions, namely submerged and unsubmerged. A numerical scheme to compute and approximate steady state flow condition as the initial condition has also been presented. The model can handle complex situations that may arise from multiple gate operations. This has been demonstrated with a problem wherein the boundary conditions change from a gate discharge equation to an energy equation and back to a gate discharge equation. In such a situation the wave strikes a fixed gate and leads to large and rapid fluctuations in both discharge and depth.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Unsteady flow;open channel networks;canal transients.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2010 05:42
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2010 05:42
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/33617

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