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Simulations and measurements of free surface flow in regulated rivers
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Fluid and Experimental Mechanics.
2010 (English)Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
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Open channel flow near hydropower stations is of interest for both engineering and environmental applications. In this research project Computational Fluid Dynamics simulations of free surface flow in regulated rivers were applied with both fish migration and validation of numerical simulations in focus. In the first paper, numerical simulations has been used to evaluate the flow downstream a hydropower plant with regards to upstream migrating fish. Field measurements with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler were performed and the measurements were used to validate the simulations. In the second paper ,simulations on the spilling from a dam were performed and compared to experimental results from a physical scale model. The third paper deals with more in depth analysis of field measurements where the variations in the flow downstream a hydropower plant was examined.

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Luleå: Luleå tekniska universitet, 2010.
Licentiate thesis / Luleå University of Technology, ISSN 1402-1757
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Fluid Mechanics
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-18022Local ID: 66910190-e2a3-11df-8b36-000ea68e967bISBN: 978-91-7439-164-0 (print)OAI: diva2:991028
Godkänd; 2010; 20101028 (aneane); LICENTIATSEMINARIUM Ämnesområde: Strömningslära/Fluid Mechanics Examinator: Professor Staffan Lundström, Luleå tekniska universitet Diskutant: Teknologie doktor Mats Billstein, Vattenfall Research and Development AB, Älvkarleby Tid: Fredag den 3 december 2010 kl 10.30 Plats: A109, Luleå tekniska universitetAvailable from: 2016-09-29 Created: 2016-09-29Bibliographically approved

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