Pierre Archambeau

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The paper presents a consistent micro-scale flood risk analysis procedure, relying on detailed 2D inundation modelling as well as on high resolution topographic and land use database. The flow model is based on the shallow-water equations, solved by means of a finite volume scheme on multiblock structured grids. Using highly accurate laser altimetry, the(More)
A practical methodology has been developed for predicting flows generated by dam failures or malfunctions in a complex or a series of dams. A twofold approach is followed. First, the waves induced in the downstream reservoirs are computed, as well as hydrodynamic impacts induced on downstream dams and dikes are estimated. Second, the flood wave propagation(More)
The current research aims at deriving a one-dimensional numerical model for describing highly transient mixed flows. In particular, this paper focuses on the development and assessment of a unified numerical scheme adapted to describe free-surface flow, pressurized flow and mixed flow (characterized by the simultaneous occurrence of freesurface and(More)
Transscleral freezing of the dogs retina for 2 seconds icas done experimentally and demonstrated ophthalmoscopically and histologically. The residling lesion was studied from the instant of freezing to the stage of final healing. Attempts were made to alter the lesion by methods known to affect the freezing of live tissue. The Cooper-Linde cryoprobe was(More)
Dam break flow modelling is a major field of research. In order to enable risk analysis in the downstream valleys of dams, 2D numerical simulations are of prime interest. These are based on the conservative set of shallow water equations. Beyond their numerical implementation, the challenge of the computation relies on the ability to handle very huge sets(More)
In depth-averaged flow and morphodynamic models using a finite volume discretization based on explicit time integration, a specific difficulty can arise during a computation: the computed sediment level can become lower than the level of a non-erodible bottom. The original developments presented in this paper enable correction of the non-physical sediment(More)
Hazard analysis of dams arranged in complex or in cascade may involve the assessment of a large number of different scenarios of combined failures. However, a tremendous computation time would be needed to perform a detailed modeling of the flows generated by all possible scenarios. Therefore, the present paper describes a rational methodology for analyzing(More)