Prediction of Main Channel/Flood Plain Flow Interaction with FEM

  • P. Prinos
  • R. D. Townsend


Momentum transfer phenomena associated with flows in compound open channels have been studied experimentally by Myers 1972, Rajaratnam 1979, Wormleaton et al 1981 and Prinos and Townsend 1983 among others.


Main Channel Eddy Viscosity Flood Plain Free Water Surface Secondary Motion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Prinos
    • 1
  • R. D. Townsend
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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