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Recent publications related to CFD simulations in dams and modeling of multiphase flows and TDG. If you want a copy of these papers for research purposes, feel free to contact us.

International Journals:

Ferrari, G., Politano, M., and Weber, L., 2009, “3D Numerical Simulations of Free Surface Flows on a Fish Bypass,” Computers and Fluids, 38, 5, pp. 997–1002, doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2008.01.014.

Politano, M., Carrica, P.M., and Weber, L., 2009a, “A Multiphase Model for the Hydrodynamics and Total Dissolved Gas in Tailraces,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 35, 11, pp. 1036–1050,doi:10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2009.06.009.

Hoscheck, S., Carrica, P.M. and Weber, L., 2008, “Bubble Entrainment and Distribution in a Model Spillway with Application to Total Dissolved Gas Minimization,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 134, pp. 763–771, doi:10.1061.

Politano, M., Haque, MD. M., and Weber L., 2008a, “A Numerical Study of the Temperature Dynamics at McNary Dam,” Journal of Ecological Modelling, 212, pp. 408–421, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.10.040.

Turan, C., Carrica, P.M., Lyons, T., Hay, D., and Weber, L., 2008, “A Study of the Free Surface Flow on a Fish Bypass,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 134, pp. 1172–1175, doi:10.1061.

Politano, M., Carrica, P.M., Turan, C., and Weber, L., 2007a, “A Multidimensional Two-Phase Flow Model for the Total Dissolved Gas Downstream of Spillways,” Journal of Hydraulic Research, 45, 2, pp. 165–177, JHR.

Turan, C., Politano, M., Carrica, P.M., and Weber, L., 2007a, “Water Entrainment and Mixing due to Surface Jets,” International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 21, 3-4, pp. 137–153, doi:10.1080/00986440302135.

Weber, L., Huang, H., Lai, Y., and McCoy, A., 2004, “Modeling Total Dissolved Gas Production and Transport Downstream of Spillways: 3D Development and Applications,” Journal of River Basin Management, 2, 3.

Politano, M., Carrica, P.M., Converti, J., and Guido-Lavalle, G., 2003a, “A Numerical Study of the Effect of the Bubble Size on the Gas/Liquid Distribution in a Vertical Channel,” International Journal of Heat and Technology, 21, 1, pp. 129–134.

Politano, M., Carrica, P.M., and Converti, J., 2003b, “A Mathematical Model for Turbulent Polydisperse Two-Phase Flows in Vertical Channels,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 29, 7, pp. 1153–1182, doi:10.1016/S0301-9322(03)00065-X.

Politano, M., Carrica, P.M., and Baliño, J., 2003c, “About Bubble Breakup Models to Predict Bubble Size Distributions in Homogeneous Systems,” Chemical Engineering Communications, 190, pp. 299–321, doi:10.1080/10618560701525954.

Reports:

Politano, M., Arenas Amado, A., and Wang, Y., 2009b, “Hells Canyon TDG Modeling,” IIHR Limited Distribution Report No 365.

Politano, M., Fu, X., Lluellen, L., and Weber, L., 2009c, “Computational Fluid Dynamics Model to Evaluate Total Dissolved Gas Field within the Tailrace at McNary Dam,” IIHR Limited Distribution Report No 359.

Politano, M., Arenas Amado, A., and Weber, L., 2009d, “An Investigation into the Total Dissolved Gas Dynamics of the Wells Project,” FERC Report No 2149.

Strain, A.L., Lyons, T.C., Politano, M., and Weber, L., 2009, “Numerical Modeling and Field Data Collection for Fish Bypass Options near the Prairie Du Sac Hydroelectric Plant,” IIHR Limited Distribution Report No 363.

International Conferences:

Politano, M., Carrica, P., Arenas Amado, A., Johansen, J., Hay, D., and Weber, L., 2009e,   “Toward Reliable Modeling of TDG in Power Dams,” 33rd IAHR Congress: Water Engineering for a Sustainable Environment, Vancouver, Canada.

Arenas Amado, A., Politano, M., and Weber, L., 2009, “Validation of a Numerical Model to Predict TDG in Wells Dam,” Seventh International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, Concepcion, Chile.

Wang, Y., Politano, M., and Weber, L., 2009, “A Multidimensional Eulerian-Lagrangian Model to Predict Organism Distribution,” Seventh International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, Concepcion, Chile.

Fu, X., Politano, M., and Weber, L., 2008, “Free-Surface Simulations for a Removable Spillway Weir,” EWRI 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Politano, M., Carrica, P., and Weber, L., 2008b, “A Multidimensional Anisotropic Two-Phase Flow Model to Predict Total Dissolved Gas in Wanapum Dam,” EWRI 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Strain, A., Politano, M., Lyons, T., and Weber, L., 2008, “Numerical Study for the Design of a Warm Water Fish Passage,” EWRI 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Lyons, T., Muste, M., Weber, L., Politano, M., Carrica, P., and Hay, D., 2007, “Experimental and Numerical Model Study for the Design of Emergency Stoplogs Deployed in a Complex Flow Field,” Hydropower XV, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Politano, M., Turan, C., Carrica, P., and Weber, L., 2007, “A 3D Anisotropic Model of the Two-Phase Flow and Total Dissolved Gas Downstream of Spillways,” Flucome 2007, Tallahassee, Fla.

Politano, M., Ferrari, G., Carrica, P.M., and Weber, L., 2007b, “3D Simulations of Free-Surface Flows to Maximize Safe Fish Passage in Rocky Reach Dam,” Sixth International Symposium in EcoHydraulics, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Last modified on March 2nd, 2015
Posted on March 19th, 2012