Rans modelling of cross-shore sediment transport and morphodynamics in the Swash-zone

Joost Kranenborg, Geert Campmans, Niels G. Jacobsen, Jebbe Van Der Werf, Robert McCall, Ad Reniers, Suzanne Hulscher

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Abstract

Most numerical studies of sediment transport in the swash zone use depth-averaged models. However, such models still have difficulty predicting transport rates and morphodynamics. Depth-resolving models could give detailed insight in swash processes but have mostly been limited to hydrodynamic predictions. We present a depth-resolving numerical model, based on the Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) equations, capable of modelling sediment transport and morphodynamics in the swash zone.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of virtual Conference on Coastal Engineering, 2020
EditorsPatrick Lynett
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-9896611-5-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Dec 2020

Publication series

NameInternational Conference Proceedings of Coastal Engineering
PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers
Volume36
ISSN (Print)0589-087X

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