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Flow Modeling

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OSW Memos
SW 90.11 Guidelines on Publishing Data from Flow Models
SW 93.07 Stage Accuracy Requirements

SW1004TC Basic Hydraulic Principles
ID2015TC Ground-water/Surface-water Relationships
SW3091TC Implememtation and Calibration of Unsteady Open-channel Flow Transport Models (Branch)
ID2020TC Modeling Flow and Transport in a Riverine Environment (BLTM, Daflow)
SW2040TC One-D Streamflow Modeling Concepts (FourPt)
SW3025TC Surface-Water Flow and Transport Using Two-D Depth Intergrated Models (swift2d)
SW2009TC Surface Water Hydraulic Analyses (Indirects & Steady Flow Models)

Branch - One-D Unsteady Network Model, Full Dynamic Equations
CGAP - Computes Hydraulic Variables from Cross Section Geometry
DaFlow - One-D Unsteady Network Model, Diffusion Wave Analogy
Ecom-si - Finite Difference, 3D Flow and Transport Model
FEQ - One-D Unsteady Network Model, Full Dynamic Equations
FEQUTL - Computes Hydraulic Variables from Cross Section Geometry
FESWMS-2DH - Two-D Depth Averaged Finite Element Flow Model, Conformal Boundaries
FourPt - One-D Unsteady Network Model, Full Dynamic Equations
MODBRANCH - Coupled Branch (One-D Surface Water) with MODFLOW (Ground Water)
Swift2D - Two-D Depth Averaged Finite Difference Flow and Transport Model
Tide2d/3d - Finite Element Flow and Transport Model, Harmonic in Time
TRIGRID - Pre and Post Processing Program for Finite Element Models
Trim2d/3d - Finite Difference Flow and Transport Model
WSPRO - Water Surface Profile Program


Model Manuals and References
Shearman, J.O., 1990, User's Manual for WSPRO--A Computer Model for Water Surface Profile Computations, FHWA-IP-89-027

Shearman, J.O., Kirby, W.H., Schneider, V.R. and Flippo, H.N., 1985, Bridge Waterways Analysis Model: Research Report, FHWA/RD-86/108

Lee, J.K. and Froehlich, D.C., 1989, Two-Dimensional Finite-element Hydraulic Modeling of Bridge Crossings: Research Report, FHWA-RD-88-146

Froehlich, D.C., 1989, Finite Element Surface-Water Modeling System: Two-Dimensional Flow in a Horizontal Plane, FWHA-RD-88-177

Schaffranek, R.W., Baltzer, R.A., and Goldberg, D.E., 1981, A Model for Simulation of Flow in Singular and Interconnected Channels, TWRI Book 7, Chapter C3

Franz, D.D. and Melching, C.S., 1997, Full Equations Model for the Solution of the Full Dynamic Equations of Motion for One-Dimensional Unsteady Flow in Open Channels and Through Control Structures, WRIR 96-4240

Franz, D.D. and Melching, C.S., 1997, Approximating Hydraulic Properties of Open Channels and Control Structures, during Unsteady Flow Using the Full Equations Utility, WRIR 97-4037

Franz, D.D. and Ishii, A.L., 1997?, User's Guide for the Full-Equations Model of One-Dimensional, Unsteady, Open-Channel Flow, OFR 97-

Delong, L.L., 1997, The Computer Program FourPt - A Model for Simulating One-Dimensional, Unsteady, Open-Channel Flow, WRIR 97-4016

Jobson, H.E., 1989, User's Manual for an Open-Channel Streamflow Model Based on the Diffusion Analogy, WRIR 89-4133

Regan, R.S. and Schaffranek, R.W., 1985, A Computer Program for Analyzing Channel Geometry, WRIR 85-4335

Swain, E.D. and Wexler, E.J., 1993, A Coupled Surface-Water and Ground-Water Model for Simulation of Stream-Aquifer Interaction, OFR 92-138

Reference Texts
Cunge, J.A., Holly, F.M. and Verwey, A., 1980, Practical Aspects of Computational River Hydraulics, Pitman Advanced Publishing Program, Boston

Pinder, G.F. and Gray, W.G., 1977, Finite Element Simulation in Surface and Subsurface Hydrology, Academic Press, Inc., New York

Daily, J.W. and Harleman, D.R.F., 1973, Fluid Dynamics, Addison-Wesley Pub.,Reading, Mass.

Other Links
SMIG - The USGS Surface-water quality and flow Modeling Interest Group
HEC/COE - Hydrologic Engineering Center/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
EPA - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Practitioners Tools
McTrans - Center for Microcomputers in Transportation
FEQ - USGS Full Equations Model Web Resources

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