Dams and Dam Failure - Module 2: St. Venant Equations, Modeling, and Case Study

Dams and Dam Failure - Module 2: St. Venant Equations, Modeling, and Case Study
After completing this module you should be able to: * Describe basic features of the dam failure modeling process * Recognize terms within the St. Venant equation * Describe flood wave characteristics * Describe model stability, accuracy, and sensitivity issues * Assess advantages and limitations of three dam failure models * Describe issues surrounding input and output of hydraulic models, including input data and data sources, and use of modeling scenarios * Compare features of hydraulic versus empirical models * Describe key issues involved in the Teton River dam failure