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Title: Mathematical simulation of the turbidity structure within an impoundment : hydraulic laboratory investigation
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Portland District.
Fontane, Darrell G.
Bohan, Joseph P.
Grace, John L.
Keywords: Computerized simulation
Computer simulation
Hydraulic models
Mathematical models
Numerical models
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Research report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; H-73-2.
Description: Research Report
Abstract: The turbidity structure of an impoundment was simulated using a mathematical model capable of simulating physical and chemical characteristics of an impoundment. Turbidity was handled as a conservative chemical substance. The model was used to predict the thermal and turbidity structures of an existing impoundment and was verified with observed data. The model was then used to predict the turbidity structure of a proposed impoundment. The effectiveness of selective withdrawal and, in particular, of a low-level outlet in controlling the turbidity structure of an impoundment was demonstrated.
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