By Xavier Litrico

ISBN-10: 1848826230

ISBN-13: 9781848826236

Since antiquity, humanity has used engineering recommendations to regulate the shipping and distribution of its most crucial source – clean water. inhabitants progress and weather switch are making the great administration of water assets ever extra crucial and this e-book makes a speciality of complicated equipment for the regulate of water movement in open-channel systems.

Open-channel hydraulics are defined by means of hyperbolic equations, derived from legislation of conservation of mass and momentum, known as Saint-Venant equations. together with hydraulic constitution equations those are used to symbolize the dynamic habit of water flowing in rivers, irrigation canals, transportation waterways and sewers. loads of water is wasted due to negative administration of such platforms and automated regulate has lengthy been pointed out as a potential strategy to increase their operational management.

Building on a close research of open-channel circulation modeling, Modeling and regulate of Hydrosystems constructs keep watch over layout methodologies in accordance with a frequency area strategy. the trouble concerned with rigorous layout of boundary controllers for hyperbolic structures is widely known yet, in perform, many open-channel platforms are managed with classical input–output controllers which are frequently poorly tuned. The technique of this e-book, fashioning pragmatic engineering strategies for the keep an eye on of open channels is given rigorous mathematical justification. as soon as the regulate pursuits are clarified, a primary regulate layout strategy is proposed, first for a canal pool, after which for a complete canal. The equipment constructed within the ebook were verified on numerous canals of assorted dimensions, from experimental laboratory canals to a wide scale irrigation canal.

From the exact research of sensible open-channel circulation dynamics, and relocating to the layout of potent controllers, Modeling and regulate of Hydrosystems might be of curiosity to manage and civil engineers, and likewise to lecturers from either fields.

A set of MATLAB® documents are supplied (available from in order that the reader can try the tools constructed within the booklet. those MATLAB® records additionally use Simulink® and the regulate approach Toolbox™.

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As A = TY , one gets an explicit expression for Y : Y= Q √ KT Sb 3/5 . C and D can then be expressed as functions of the discharge Q: 3/10 5K 3/5 Sb 3T 2/5 Q D= . 6. 2 The Hayami Model The linear equation obtained with the hypothesis that C and D are constant is called the Hayami equation. This linear hypothesis is valid when the discharge stays within a limited range of variation. 37) where • q is the discharge (m3 /s, • C the celerity coefficient (m/s), and • D the diffusion coefficient (m2 /s).

8) has a local slope equal to 1/U(xM ,tM ) at the point of coordinates (xM ,tM ). t ✻ characteristic curve ❘ ✛ tM slope 1/U(xM ,tM ) M ✲ x xM Fig. 8) is given by: dZ ∂Z ∂Z (x(t),t) = (x(t),t) + U(x(t),t) (x(t),t). 10d) with h(x, J1 (x,t), J2 (x,t)) = g(Sb (x) − S f (x, J1 (x,t), J2 (x,t))), and where the dependence of x1 (t) and x2 (t) on t has been dropped for readability. 10) are then equivalent to the SaintVenant equations. 1 Supercritical Versus Subcritical Flow Such a characteristic form is in fact a very general feature of hyperbolic partial differential equations [7].

13b) VC − 2CC = VB − 2CB + g(Sb − S f B)Δ t, xC − xB = (VB − CB )Δ t. 13d) The resulting system has four unknowns, VC , CC , xA , and xB , where the subscripts refer to the points A, B, and C in Fig. 8. 13) can be solved explicitly using a linear interpolation for the values of V and C at points A and B. The method of characteristics is an explicit method, which is subject to the Courant–Friedrichs–Levy stability condition: Δt < Δx . 14) Therefore, according to the defined space step of the considered problem, the time step size is limited by this condition.

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