SWASHES: a compilation of shallow water analytic solutions for hydraulic and environmental studies

  title={SWASHES: a compilation of shallow water analytic solutions for hydraulic and environmental studies},
  author={Olivier Delestre and Carine Lucas and Pierre-Antoine Ksinant and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Darboux and Christian Laguerre and T.‐N.‐Tuoi Vo and François James and St{\'e}phane Cordier},
  journal={International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids},
  • O. DelestreC. Lucas S. Cordier
  • Published 30 September 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids
Numerous codes are being developed to solve shallow water equations. Because these are used in hydraulic and environmental studies, their capability to simulate flow dynamics properly is critical to guarantee infrastructure and human safety. Although validating these codes is an important issue, code validations are currently restricted because analytic solutions to the shallow water equations are rare and have been published on an individual basis over a period of more than five decades. This… 

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