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Positive Front of Dambreak Wave

Author(s): Guido Lauber; Willi H. Hager

Linked Author(s): Willi H. Hager

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Abstract: The positive wave front is determined for a dambreak wave in an initially dry downstream bed. The channel geometry is rectangular and turbulent flow on a smooth boundary is considered. The theoretical results are compared with experiments for bottom slopes up to 50%.


Year: 1997

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