EFFECT OF FRICTION IN TSUNAMI INUNDATION MODELING

  • Deniz Velioglu Sogut
  • Ahmet Cevdet Yalciner

Abstract

Bottom friction is an important parameter in tsunami inundation and should be included in the numerical simulations in order to reach reliable results. This study shows that smaller friction leads to larger runup values in the simulations and the runup distance of large amplitude waves is more friction sensitive. The analyses are conducted using FLOW 3D, a three-dimensional numerical model efficient in solving free surface flows, and using three experimental benchmark problems, which are commonly used to validate numerical models in coastal engineering.

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Synolakis (1986): The Runup of Long Waves, Ph.D. Thesis, California Institute of Technology, USA.

Briggs, Synolakis, Harkins, Green (1995): Laboratory Experiments of Tsunami Runup on a Circular Island, PAGEOPH, 144.

Velioglu (2017): Advanced Two- and Three-Dimensional Tsunami Models: Benchmarking and Validation, Ph.D. Thesis, Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

Cox, Tomita, Lynett, Holman (2008): Tsunami Inundation with Macroroughness in the Constructed Environment, Proceedings of 31st International Conference on Coastal Engineering, ASCE, pp. 1421-1432.

Published
2018-12-30
How to Cite
Sogut, D. V., & Yalciner, A. C. (2018). EFFECT OF FRICTION IN TSUNAMI INUNDATION MODELING. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), currents.75. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36.currents.75