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A free-surface solar pond model with a sloping edge: model code and data

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posted on 23.06.2017 by Koen Hilgersom, F. (Francisco) Suárez, M. (Marcel) Zijlema, M.B. (Mark) Hausner, S.W. (Scott) Tyler, N.C. (Nick) van de Giesen
A non-hydrostatic free-surface model was set up to simulate salt and heat transport in a solar pond in order to: 1) investigate the added value of free-surface models for these types of simulations, and 2) assess the importance of heat transport along a sloping side wall. This data set presents the source code, the raw measurement and model data, and several movies comparing the vertical two-dimensional (2DV) model simulations to the measurements. To demonstrate the added value of a free surface approach, this data set includes model results for both free surface and rigid-lid simulations. The presented model code is an extension of the SWASH non-hydrostatic model, which is briefly introduced in this document. A complete discussion of the model results and conclusions are provided in an accompanying article.

History

Contributors

TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Department of Water Management

Publisher

TU Delft

Time coverage

2009-03-09/2009-03-16

Geolocation

Solar pond in laboratory, University of Nevada, Reno

Geolocation Longitude

-119.8144612

Geolocation Latitude

39.5414156

Format

media types: application/octet-stream, application/pdf, application/x-netcdf, application/x-netcdf, application/zip, text/plain, text/x-msdos-batch, text/x-shellscript, video/avi

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