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  • Sand transport processes and bed level changes induced by two alternating laboratory swash events 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Eichentopf, Sonja; Ribberink, Jan; Werf, Jebbe J. van der; Alsina Torrent, José María (2019-10)
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    Sand transport processes and net transport rates are studied in a large-scale laboratory swash zone. Bichromatic waves with a phase modulation were generated, producing two continuously alternating swash events that have ...
  • The use of news information published in newspapers to estimate the impact of coastal storms at a regional scale 

    Sancho García, A.; Guillén Aranda, Jorge; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Rodriguez Gómez, Ana Carlota; Rubio Nicolas, Belén (MDPI, 2021-05)
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    The evaluation of coastal damage caused by storms is not straightforward and different approaches can be applied. In this study, damage caused by extreme storms is evaluated at a regional scale based on news information ...
  • Coastal ocean forecasting in Spanish ports: the SAMOA operational service 

    García Sotillo, Marcos; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Lorente Jiménez, Pablo; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique (2020-01)
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    SAMOA (Sistema de Apoyo Meteorológico y Oceanográfico de la Autoridad Portuaria) is the latest initiative of Puertos del Estado, the Spanish Public State Port Agency, to enhance the delivery of user-customised operational ...
  • Applicability enhancement of integrated formula of wave overtopping and runup modeling 

    Yuhi, Masatoshi; Ohtani, Naoya; Mase, Hajime; Sooyoul, Kim; Umeda, Shinya; Altomare, Corrado (Japan Society of Civil Engineers, 2019-10)
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    This study attempts to enhance the applicability of Integrated Formula of Wave Ovetopping and Runup Modeling (IFORM) for the estimation of wave overtopping discharge on seawalls constructed in shallow water depth. The ...
  • DualSPHysics: from fluid dynamics to multiphysics problems 

    Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Fourtakas, Georgios; Altomare, Corrado; Birjukovs Canelas, Ricardo; Tafuni, Angelantonio; García-Feal, Orlando; Martinez Estevez, Ivan; Mokos, Athanasios; Vacondio, Renato; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Rogers, Benedict D.; Stansby, Peter K.; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho (Springer, 2021-03)
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    DualSPHysics is a weakly compressible smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) Navier–Stokes solver initially conceived to deal with coastal engineering problems, especially those related to wave impact with coastal structures. ...
  • Grand challenges for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics numerical schemes 

    Vacondio, Renato; Altomare, Corrado; De Leffe, Matthieu; Hu, Xiangyu; Le Touzé, David; Lind, Steven; Marongiu, Jean-Christophe; Marrone, Salvatore; Rogers, Benedict D.; Souto Iglesias, Antonio (Springer, 2021-05)
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    This paper presents a brief review of grand challenges of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method. As a meshless method, SPH can simulate a large range of applications from astrophysics to free-surface flows, to complex ...
  • On the performance of high frequency radar in the western Mediterranean during the record-breaking storm Gloria 

    Lorente Jiménez, Pablo; Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Reyes Reyes, Emma; Fernandes, Maria; García Sotillo, Marcos; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Ruiz Gil de la Serna, María Isabel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Pérez Rubio, Susana; Aznar, Roland; Alonso-Martirena Tornos, Andrés; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique (2021-03)
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    Storm Gloria (January 19–24, 2020) hit the NW Mediterranean Sea with heavy rainfall, strong easterly winds, and very high waves, causing structural damages and 13 fatalities. The low-lying Ebro Delta (ED) region was severely ...
  • Reduction of wave overtopping and force impact at harbor quays due to very oblique waves 

    Dan, Sebastian; Altomare, Corrado; Suzuki, Tomohiro; Spiesschaert, Tim; Verwaest, Toon (MDPI, 2020-08)
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    Physical model experiments were conducted in a wave tank at Flanders Hydraulics Research, Antwerp, Belgium, to characterize the wave overtopping and impact force on vertical quay walls and sloping sea dike (1:2.5) under ...
  • CMEMS-based coastal analyses: conditioning, coupling and limits for applications 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Staneva, Joanna; Cavaleri, Luigi; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Mestres Ridge, Marc (2021-03)
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    Recent advances in numerical modeling, satellite data, and coastal processes, together with the rapid evolution of CMEMS products and the increasing pressures on coastal zones, suggest the timeliness of extending such ...
  • On the accuracy of DualSPHysics to assess violent collisions with coastal structures 

    González-Cao, José; Altomare, Corrado; Crespo, Alejandro J.C.; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Gómez-Gesteira, Moncho; Kisacik, Dogan (Elsevier, 2019-01)
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    The accuracy of DualSPHysics and IHFOAM to reproduce the propagation of a regular wave train and its collision with a vertical sea wall with a hanging horizontal cantilever slab was compared by different metrics (skill ...
  • Benchmarking of numerical models for wave overtopping at dikes with shallow mildly sloping foreshores: Accuracy versus speed 

    Lashley, Chris H.; Zanuttigh, Barbara; Bricker, Jeremy; Van der Meer, Jentsje; Altomare, Corrado; Suzuki, T.; Roeber, Volker; Oosterlo, Patrick (Elsevier, 2020-08-01)
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    Practitioners often employ diverse, though not always thoroughly validated, numerical models to directly or indirectly estimate wave overtopping (q) at sloping structures. These models, broadly classified as either phase- ...
  • Non-linear wave generation and absorption using open boundaries within DualSPHysics 

    Verbrugghe, Tim; Domínguez Alonso, José Manuel; Altomare, Corrado; Tafuni, Angelantonio; Vacondio, Renato; Troch, Peter; Kortenhaus, Andreas (2019-07)
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    The present work introduces the implementation of wave generation and wave absorption of nonlinear, long-crested regular and irregular waves in the WCSPH-based (Weakly Compressible Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics) DualSPHysics ...

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