Tag Archive: flooding

Jun 01

The influence of pier geometry and debris characteristics on the accumulation of woody debris at bridge piers

Research Article Panici, D. & De Almeida, G., Published on 1 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 146, 6, 31 p. DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001757 Abstract This paper analyses the influence of the geometry of bridge piers and the geometry of the supplied debris on the formation and growth of wood debris jams at bridge piers. A …

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Mar 10

A theoretical analysis of the fluid-solid interactions governing the removal of woody debris jams from cylindrical bridge piers

Research Article Panici, D. & De Almeida, G., Published on 10 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 886, 21 p., A19. Abstract This paper proposes a theoretical model to describe previous laboratory observations of the dynamics of debris accumulations around bridge piers of cylindrical shape. The model is based on the assumption that the observed dynamics is mainly …

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Aug 25

Formation, Growth, and Failure of Debris Jams at Bridge Piers

Research Article Diego Panici  Gustavo A. M. de Almeida First published in Water Resources Research for American Geophysical Union AGU: 24 August 2018 https://doi.org/10.1029/2017WR022177 Abstract The accumulation of large wood debris around bridge piers obstructs the flow, producing increased upstream water levels, large horizontal structural loadings, and flow field modifications that can considerably exacerbate scour.

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Aug 31

Understanding the formation of woody debris jams at bridge piers

Conference paper Panici, D. & de Almeida, G. A. M., Water and Environmental Engineering Group Published online: 31 August 2017, Proceedings of the 37th IAHR World Congress: Managing Water for Sustainable Development, learning from the Past for the Future. Ghani, A. A. (ed.). IAHR, p. 1404-1411 Abstract Woody debris accumulations at bridge piers can significantly increase the risk …

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