### Abstract

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications |

Pages | 848-853 |

Number of pages | 6 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 2010 |

Event | IEEE International conference on Control Applications - Yokohama, Japan Duration: 8 Sep 2010 → 10 Sep 2010 |

### Publication series

Name | Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications |
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### Conference

Conference | IEEE International conference on Control Applications |
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Abbreviated title | CCA |

Country | Japan |

City | Yokohama |

Period | 8/09/10 → 10/09/10 |

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### Keywords

- Rivers
- Mathematical model
- Medical services
- Equations
- Accuracy
- Geometry
- Boundary conditions

### Cite this

*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications*(pp. 848-853). (Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications). https://doi.org/10.1109/CCA.2010.5611282

**Segmentation of a river using the Saint Venant equations.** / Foo, Mathias; Weyer, Erik; Bedjaoui, Nadia.

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*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications.*Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, pp. 848-853, IEEE International conference on Control Applications, Yokohama, Japan, 8/09/10. https://doi.org/10.1109/CCA.2010.5611282

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TY - CHAP

T1 - Segmentation of a river using the Saint Venant equations

AU - Foo, Mathias

AU - Weyer, Erik

AU - Bedjaoui, Nadia

PY - 2010

Y1 - 2010

N2 - The Saint Venant equations are widely used for modelling river systems for scenario simulations, flow prediction, control design, etc. In order to represent a river using the Saint Venant equations, the river is usually divided into segments which are stretches where the river geometry and the friction are assumed constant. This lead to the question of how a river should be segmented, considering that the geometries of a river can vary considerably along a reach. In this paper, we present segmentation studies of rivers using the Saint Venant equations. Simulation studies show that a few segments are sufficient for representing the river with good accuracy. The findings are validated using operational data from the Broken and the Murray Rivers in Australia. The findings are useful as they justify the use of only a few segments which leads to relatively simple simulation models. © 2010 IEEE.

AB - The Saint Venant equations are widely used for modelling river systems for scenario simulations, flow prediction, control design, etc. In order to represent a river using the Saint Venant equations, the river is usually divided into segments which are stretches where the river geometry and the friction are assumed constant. This lead to the question of how a river should be segmented, considering that the geometries of a river can vary considerably along a reach. In this paper, we present segmentation studies of rivers using the Saint Venant equations. Simulation studies show that a few segments are sufficient for representing the river with good accuracy. The findings are validated using operational data from the Broken and the Murray Rivers in Australia. The findings are useful as they justify the use of only a few segments which leads to relatively simple simulation models. © 2010 IEEE.

KW - Rivers

KW - Mathematical model

KW - Medical services

KW - Equations

KW - Accuracy

KW - Geometry

KW - Boundary conditions

U2 - 10.1109/CCA.2010.5611282

DO - 10.1109/CCA.2010.5611282

M3 - Chapter

SN - 9781424453627

T3 - Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications

SP - 848

EP - 853

BT - Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications

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