Compositional and particulate gravity currents: a computational investigation
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We present some high-resolution 2D numerical simulation results for gravity and turbidity currents in the lock exchange configuration. Results are provided for both Boussinesq and non-Boussinesq flows, and for horizontal as well as sloping bottom geometries. Furthermore, recent results for reversing buoyancy currents are discussed.
KeywordsBoussinesq Approximation Gravity Current Computational Investigation Turbidity Current Front Speed
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