Numerical modelling of continuous transverse grates for hydraulic efficiency /

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2014
Sezenöz, Berk
In this study, numerical analyses of newly proposed grated inlet system for small roads are carried out. The model is based on a setup constructed in Hydromechanics Laboratory of METU. The physical model which is a rectangular channel of 0.9m width acts as a small road and continuous transverse grate system is installed as an inlet structure. The physical conditions were modeled by using Flow 3D software. The rates of the intercepted flows are measured and compared with the results of experimental data collected previously. In addition, channel capacity of the system has increased in numerical model in order to see behavior of the system with the higher amounts of flow rates. The efficiencies of continuous transverse grate are calculated with the various amounts of flow rates and their relations with total flow rates and Froude numbers are demonstrated.

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B. Sezenöz, “Numerical modelling of continuous transverse grates for hydraulic efficiency /,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2014.