18th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems
Association for Computing Machinery
San Jose, CA, USA
Levee overtopping can lead to failure and cause catastrophic damage, as was the case during Hurricane Katrina. We present a computer simulation of erosion to study the development of the rills and gullies that form along an earthen embankment during overtopping. We have coupled 3D Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics with an erodibility model to produce our simulation. Through comparison between simulations and between simulation and analogous laboratory experiments, we provide quantitative and qualitative results, evaluating the accuracy of our simulation.
Stuetzle, C. S.,
Franklin, W. R.,
Zimmie, T. F.
(2010). Quantitative analysis of simulated erosion for different soils. 18th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, 482-485.
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