Tuesday, 29 May 2012 10:00

IH-BOUSS

bouss1The numerical model IH-Bouss, based originally on the non-linear modified and dispersive equations of Boussinesq, Nwogu (1993); Woo & Liu (2004a), Woo & Liu (2004b), Losada et al. (2008) y Kim el al (2009).

It solves the time patterns of wave propagation, transformation and agitation within the numerical domains of complex contours , on actual bathymetries be means of regular grids in finite volumes while resolving the two-dimensional patterns of the velocity, pressures and free surface considering the shoaling, refraction, difraction and run-up processes on the beach and port structures as well as the wave reflection and  radiation.

Moreover, the numerical model includes in its formulation the disipation processes due to partial or total absorption of the contours, processes related with the wave-breaking, bottom friction and turbulent effects.

One of the main advantages of using IH-Boussinesq is that it is based on teh advanced capabilities to solve wave patters on a nuerical domain with real complex contours while considering a temporal evolution of these patterns. It also solves the velocities, pressures and free surface in the two-dimensional plane. It can also solve the energetic transformation of the wave spectrum as it propagates and interacts with the bathymetric sea bed and the port contours thereby allowing the energetic interaction of the different frquential components of the flow. (i.e. long and short wave)

Additionally, IH-Bouss is able to evaluate the run-up on beaches and port structures as well as the flooding caused by waves and tsunamis.

Finally, IH-Bouss Fcanbe applied to the large extensions, in the order of kilometera with an efficient computational time and competitively, allowing it to be included as one of the main tools in the in coastal and port engineering, as the code has been paralelized.

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Modelado 3D del CCBO