Unsteady Open Channel Flows: Basic Solutions

  • Oscar Castro-OrgazEmail author
  • Willi H. Hager


Flow conditions in rivers are usually unsteady (Cunge et al. 1980; Sturm 2001; Chaudhry 2008), even though steady flow computations are conducted in engineering applications, as for determining an inundation area in hydrological studies. Further, the operation of man-made canals to control the water released from reservoirs implies unsteady maneuvers resulting in transient open channel flows.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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