Application of POM to the River Flow

POM의 하천 흐름 해석에의 적용

  • Chun, Je-Ho (Institute of Constructional and Environemtal Research, Handong University) ;
  • Ahn, Kyung-Mo (School of Spatial and Environment System Engineering, Handong University) ;
  • Yoon, Jong-Tae (Department of Civil Engineering, Kyungsung University)
  • 천제호 (한동대학교 건설환경연구소) ;
  • 안경모 (한동대학교 공간환경시스템공학부) ;
  • 윤종태 (경성대학교 토목공학과)
  • Received : 2010.04.06
  • Accepted : 2010.06.18
  • Published : 2010.06.30


During typhoon periods, coastal regions are often directly flooded by typhoon-surges. There are also many cases where coastal regions are inundated by river inundations or dam breaks. However, most studies on coastal flooding by typhoons have been restricted to cases involving the sea. Flooding by river inundation has been excluded in those studies. Usually ocean numerical models are not applied to river flow because the governing equations for ocean flow and river flow are not the same. For a coastal flooding simulation with river inundation, POM, the three-dimensional numerical ocean model, was applied to the popular river flow problems, dam-break problem, and flows over a spillway. The simulated results showed good agreement with other numerical simulations and measured data, suggesting the possibility of using POM in coastal flooding simulations involving direct coastal surges and river inundations.


Princeton ocean model (POM);Coastal flooding;River inundation


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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