Numerical Modeling of Non-hydrostatic Free Surface Flows

  • Oscar Castro-OrgazEmail author
  • Willi H. Hager


The shallow water equations (SWE) are a dispersionless system of hyperbolic PDEs obtained by assuming that the vertical flow acceleration is negligible. Under this assumption, the vertical momentum balance is reduced to the hydrostatic pressure law (Toro 2001; Castro-Orgaz and Hager 2017).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CórdobaCórdobaSpain
  2. 2.VAW, ETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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