Numerical Modeling of Turbulent Buoyant Wall Jets in Stationary Ambient Water

  title={Numerical Modeling of Turbulent Buoyant Wall Jets in Stationary Ambient Water},
  author={Hossein Kheirkhah Gildeh and Abdolmajid Mohammadian and Ioan Nistor and Hazim Qiblawey},
  journal={Journal of Hydraulic Engineering},
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