American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2-2, March 2015, Pages: 57-59
Received: Oct. 12, 2015;
Accepted: Oct. 25, 2015;
Published: Nov. 30, 2015
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Amir Heshmati-Far, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Amirhossein Roohezamin, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Amir Mahmoudi Anzabi, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
The dam break is a very important phenomenon that occurs in the dams as one of the most important hydraulic structures. This study has tried to model this phenomenon experimentally and the results of the experiments are compared with the response of the analytical solution of characteristic method. The experiments are done in both dry and wet downstream. Finally, sources of error which cause a slight difference between the experimental and theoretical results are discussed.
Amir Mahmoudi Anzabi,
Comparison Between Experimental Modelling and Analytical Solution of Dam Break, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Special Issue: Research and Practices of Civil Engineering in Developing Countries.
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