Flood modelling using mixed-hybrid finite elements

  • M. Hokr
  • J. Maryška
  • R. Smetana
Conference paper


Flooding comprises many physical phemomena. Our model is based on surface flow described by a 2D model and soaking modelled by unsaturated porous media flow in a 3D domain. Mixed-hybrid formulations of these problems and numerical solution by finite elements are proposed. Some experimental computations were performed for realistic terrain data. Various precipitation behaviors and terrain modifications (afforestation, river-bed constructions) are considered and the results show the possibility of reducing flood effects.


Surface Flow Finite Element Approximation Flood Modelling Unsaturated Porous Media Phreatic Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hokr
    • 1
  • J. Maryška
    • 1
  • R. Smetana
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Modeling of ProcessesTechnical University of LiberecLiberecCzech Republic
  2. 2.DIAMOStráž pod RalskemCzech Republic

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