Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 17 (2011)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2011

17th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 9 – 12, 2011, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Vladimír Fuis

Copyright © 2011 Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague

ISBN 978-80-87012-33-8 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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TURBULENCE MODELS FOR SIMULATION OF FLOW OVER WEIRS
Spano M., Stara V.
pages 559 - 562, full text

Weirs belong to one of most common water structures. Various shapes of weirs are used at various conditions (e.g. emergency spillway, river weir, volumetric weir, etc.). For estimation of the weir capacity and determination of discharge coefficient the physical modelling is usually performed. Recently, numerical simulations take place here too. The main advantages of numerical simulation compared to hydraulic research are the volume of information gained, relatively lower price, and no scale effects. However, results from simulations are strongly affected by the computation setup. The choice of turbulence model belongs to most important options. Within this study the flow over weir was simulated with seven flow models. Those were inviscid, laminar and seven turbulence models. The aim was to find the most suitable one. All simulations were compared with results from hydraulic research.


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