The State of the Practice and Future of Dam Breach Modeling: Agenda
  • Reasons for Dam Breach Modeling
    • Classify Hazard Potential
    • Establish Inflow Design Flood
    • Emergency Response Planning
    • Risk Assessment/Risk Analysis
  • Factors Affecting Breach Inundation
    • Volume of Stored Water
    • Stored Energy (Head)
    • Reservoir shape
    • Downstream Terrain
    • Breach Parameters
    • Incipient failure condition
    • Hydrologic loading
    • Downstream obstructions
  • Results of Interest from Breach Modeling
    • Maximum Inundation Extents
    • Flow Depth
    • Flow Velocity
    • DV
    • Flood Wave Arrival Time
    • Time to Peak
    • Duration of Flooding
    • Flow Paths
    • Downstream limits
  • History and Evolution of Dam Breach Hydrologic Routing
    • Methodologies
    • Data Requirements
    • Software
    • Results
  • 1D Hydraulic Routing
    • Methodology
    • Data Requirements
    • Software
    • Results
  • 2D Hydraulic Routing
    • Methodology
    • Data Requirements
    • Software
    • Results
  • Comparison of Methods
  • The Future of Dam Breach Modelling
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