Proposed Folom Intake Enlargement
by Jim Higgs
to support a study by K. Warren Frizell
Objective: To investigate the hydraulic impacts on the proposed enlargement of Folsom Dam.This CFD study was in support of The Hydraulic Model Study of the Enlarged Outlets at Folsom Dam, 1:17 Scale Sectional Model. K. Warren Frizell was the principal investigator on this study. The CFD approach was first validated and Verified using comparisons to the physical model of a 90 degree outlet, then a skewed outlet was investigated.
3D view of a proposed skewed intake.
2D view of velocity color contours in feet/s of the proposed straight intake.
2D view of a velocity color contours in feet/s of of the proposed skewed intake.
3D view of velocity color contours in feet/s of a proposed skewed intake.
For more information, see section 3.1.1 in Warren Frizell's report Hydraulic Model Study of the Enlarged Outlets at Folsom Dam.
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Last reviewed: 11/2/2008