Tag Archive: 2D modeling

Jun 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/3/13): Flooding in Oklahoma Less Than 2 Weeks After Devastating Tornadoes

This week: Flooding in Oklahoma less than 2 weeks after devastating tornadoes, Iowa City dodges major flooding for now, more on the Washington State bridge collapse, China stepping up flood preparations after 55 people die in May flooding, the latest USACE cost analysis of the Morganza to Gulf Coast levee along Louisiana coast, and plugging …

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Dec 28 2011

Our Top Posts of 2011: Year of the Flood


The disasters that plagued the globe this year will send 2011 into the record books as the most costly year for catastrophes on record. (WSJ) These are our most popular posts of 2011. A perusal reads like an overview of the massive flooding that occurred this year from Bangkok and Minot to the Missouri and …

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May 05 2011

1-D, 2-D, 3-D, 4


As a I said before, when you need to use a hydraulic model to analyze a problem there are four options, a scaled physical model, three dimensional (3-D) model, two dimensional (2-D) model, or a one dimensional (1-D) model.  Scaled physical models and 3-D models definitely have there place for large complex hydraulic analysis.  Though …

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May 02 2011

A Few Good Reads (5/2/11)

A lot going on this week: One year anniversary of the flooding in Tennessee, flooding and levee failures in Missouri, a complex USACE levee project moving forward in California, and how to build an artificial floodplain in Google Earth. One Year Anniversary of the 2010 Tennessee Flood: In the midst of what we’ve seen happen …

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