Marcelo Horacio Garcia

1986 …2019
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2012

The effects of floodplain soil heterogeneity on meander planform shape

Motta, D., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J. & García, M. H., Oct 1 2012, In : Water Resources Research. 48, 9, W09518.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meander
floodplain
shear stress
erosion
bank erosion

Three-dimensional hydrodynamic modeling of the Chicago River, Illinois

Sinha, S., Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., May 22 2012, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 12, 5, p. 471-494 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrodynamics
Rivers
hydrodynamics
river
modeling

WaveAR: A software tool for calculating parameters for water waves with incident and reflected components

Landry, B. J., Hancock, M. J., Mei, C. C. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 2012, In : Computers and Geosciences. 46, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water wave
Water waves
software
nonlinear wave
wave height
2011

Bed morphology, flow structure, and sediment transport at the outlet of Lake Huron and in the upper St. Clair River

Czuba, J. A., Best, J. L., Oberg, K. A., Parsons, D. R., Jackson, P. R., Garcia, M. H. & Ashmore, P., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 37, 3, p. 480-493 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lake Huron
flow structure
sediment transport
rivers
lake

Co-evolving delta faces under the condition of a moving sediment source

Fernandez, R. L., Cauchon-Voyer, G., Locat, J., Dai, H. H., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 49, 1, p. 42-54 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediments
sediment
fan delta
turbidity current
Turbidity

Erosion of glacial till from the St. Clair River (Great Lakes basin)

Mier, J. M. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 37, 3, p. 399-410 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glacial till
Great Lakes
basins
shear stress
erosion

In situ characterization of resuspended-sediment oxygen demand in bubbly Creek, Chicago, Illinois

Waterman, D. M., Waratuke, A. R., Motta, D., Catao-Lopera, Y. A., Zhang, H. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137, 8, p. 717-730 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sediments
oxygen
sediment
resuspension
Suspended sediments

Scour and burial mechanics of conical frustums on a sandy bed under combined flow conditions

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Landry, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 1 2011, In : Ocean Engineering. 38, 10, p. 1256-1268 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
Cones
Mechanics
Flow fields
Sediment transport

Secondary current of saline underflow in a highly meandering channel: Experiments and theory

Abad, J. D., Sequeiros, O. E., Spinewine, B., Pirmez, C., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 81, 11-12, p. 787-813 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secondary flow
experiment
turbidity current
submarine canyon
Froude number

Turbulent kinetic energy balance of an oscillatory boundary layer in the transition to the fully turbulent regime

Pedocchi, F., Cantero, M. I. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 13 2011, In : Journal of Turbulence. 12, p. 1-27 27 p., N32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy balance
Kinetic energy
boundary layers
Boundary layers
kinetic energy
2010

A robust two-equation model for transient-mixed flows

Leon, A. S., Ghidaoui, M. S., Schmidt, A. R. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 12 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 48, 1 EXTRA ISSUE, p. 44-56 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercritical flow
single-phase flow
free surface flow
Pressurization
air

Bedload transport and bed resistance associated with density and turbidity currents

Sequeiros, O. E., Spinewine, B., Beaubouef, R. T., Sun, T., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Oct 1 2010, In : Sedimentology. 57, 6, p. 1463-1490 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity current
bedload
density current
open channel flow
drag

Characteristics of velocity and excess density profiles of saline underflows and turbidity currents flowing over a mobile bed

Sequeiros, O. E., Spinewine, B., Beaubouef, R. T., Sun, T., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 136, 7, p. 412-433 22 p., 005007QHY.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity current
Turbidity
bedform
Froude number
Fans

Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling for the Design of Large Primary Settling Tanks

Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 3 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 137, 3, p. 343-355 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Settling tanks
computational fluid dynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Wastewater reclamation
modeling

Energy dissipative plunging flows

Dai, A. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 136, 8, p. 519-523 5 p., 003008QHY.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Froude number
Potential energy
Kinetic energy
Energy dissipation
Gravitation

Experimental investigation of a vortex-flow restrictor: Rain-blocker performance tests

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Waratuke, A. R. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 136, 8, p. 528-533 6 p., 007008QHY.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vortex flow
Rain
Vortex flow
Sewers
Orifices

Gravity currents down a slope in deceleration phase

Dai, A. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2010, In : Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans. 49, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deceleration
entrainment
Gravitation
gravity
fluid

Junction and drop-shaft boundary conditions for modeling free-surface, pressurized, and mixed free-surface pressurized transient flows

León, A. S., Liu, X., Ghidaoui, M. S., Schmidt, A. R. & García, M. H., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 136, 10, p. 705-715 11 p., 014010QHY.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

free surface flow
transient flow
shaft
boundary condition
Boundary conditions

Modeling framework for organic sediment resuspension and oxygen demand: Case of Bubbly creek in Chicago

Motta, D., Abad, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 136, 9, p. 952-964 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resuspension
Water quality
Sediments
Dissolved oxygen
Combined sewers
2009

Analysis of plunging phenomena

Dai, A. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 28 2009, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 47, 5, p. 638-642 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Froude number
inflow
Lakes
Gravitation
Rivers

Application of Godunov-type schemes to transient mixed flows

León, A. S., Ghidaoui, M. S., Schmidt, A. R. & Garcia, M. H., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 47, 2, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

free surface flow
Limiters
open channel flow
flow modeling
transient flow

Buoyancy-driven flow in a two-story compartment

Dai, A. & García, M. H., Jun 26 2009, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 135, 7, p. 738-742 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buoyancy
Vents
Fluids
Ceilings

Characterization of bedform morphology generated under combined flows and currents using wavelet analysis

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Abad, J. D. & García, M. H., Jul 1 2009, In : Ocean Engineering. 36, 9-10, p. 617-632 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wavelet analysis
Wavelet transforms
Rivers
Information theory
Fluid mechanics

Combined PIV/PLIF measurements of a steady density current front

Martin, J. E. & Garcia, M. H., Feb 1 2009, In : Experiments in Fluids. 46, 2, p. 265-276 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particle image velocimetry
Velocity measurement
Current density
current density
stratified flow

Experimental study on self-accelerating turbidity currents

Sequeiros, O. E., Naruse, H., Endo, N., Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., May 8 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 114, 5, C05025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity
turbidity current
Turbidity
experimental study
beds
flow structure
turbulent flow
meander
valley
curvature

Experiments on wedge-shaped deep sea sedimentary deposits in minibasins and/or on channel levees emplaced by turbidity currents. Part I. Documentation of the flow

Sequeiros, O. E., Spinewine, B., Garcia, M. H., Beaubouef, R. T., Sun, T. & Parker, G., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 79, 8, p. 593-607 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity current
deep sea
submarine channel
experiment
levee
turbidity current
morphodynamics
bedform
deep sea
experiment

Friction coefficient for oscillatory flow: The rough-smooth turbulent transition

Iahr, F. P. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 14 2009, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 47, 4, p. 438-444 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillating flow
friction
Boundary layer flow
Friction
Shear stress

Laboratory experiments on the formation of subaqueous depositional gullies by turbidity currents

Fedele, J. J. & Garcia, M. H., Mar 15 2009, In : Marine Geology. 258, 1-4, p. 48-59 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity current
Turbidity
gully
spacing
Boundary layers

Meandering instability of a vertical plume

Dai, A. & Garcia, M. H., 2009, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 135, 2, p. 111-114 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wavelength
Boundary layers
Linear stability analysis
Galerkin methods

Numerical aspects of the simulation of discontinuous saline underflows: The lock-exchange problem

Bombardelli, F. A., Cantero, M. I., Garcia, M. H. & Buscaglia, G. C., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 47, 6, p. 777-789 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Current density
Direct numerical simulation
Large eddy simulation
Turbulence models
simulation

Ripple morphology under oscillatory flow: 2. Experiments

Pedocchi, F. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 8 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 114, 12, C12015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
oscillating flow
ripple
ripples
Planforms
Water

Ripple morphology under oscillatory flow: 1. Prediction

Pedocchi, F. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 8 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 114, 12, C12014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillating flow
ripple
ripples
Planforms
prediction

Sediment management by jets and turbidity currents with application to a reservoir for flood and pollution control in Chicago, Illinois

Sequeiros, O. E., Cantero, M. I. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 10 2009, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 47, 3, p. 340-348 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flood control
Pollution control
turbidity current
flood control
Turbidity

Stability of a pair of counterrotating and corotating vortices of different strengths

Dai, A. & Garcia, M. H., Jun 9 2009, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 135, 6, p. 591-595 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
Linear stability analysis
2008

2D stream hydrodynamic, sediment transport and bed morphology model for engineering applications

Abad, J. D., Buscaglia, G. C. & Garcia, M. H., May 15 2008, In : Hydrological Processes. 22, 10, p. 1443-1459 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment transport
hydrodynamics
secondary flow
engineering
suspended sediment

An Eulerian-Eulerian model for gravity currents driven by inertial particles

Cantero, M. I., Balachandar, S. & Garcia, M. H., May 1 2008, In : International Journal of Multiphase Flow. 34, 5, p. 484-501 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Two phase flow
Gravitation
gravitation
Grashof number
Deposition rates

Density currents in the Chicago River: Characterization, effects on water quality, and potential sources

Jackson, P. R., García, C. M., Oberg, K. A., Johnson, K. K. & García, M. H., Aug 15 2008, In : Science of the Total Environment. 401, 1-3, p. 130-143 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

density current
Water quality
Current density
Rivers
water quality

Effect of particle inertia on the dynamics of depositional particulate density currents

Cantero, M. I., García, M. H. & Balachandar, S., Oct 1 2008, In : Computers and Geosciences. 34, 10, p. 1307-1318 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grashof number
Deposition rates
density current
inertia
Two phase flow

Efficient second-order accurate shock-capturing scheme for modeling one- and two-phase water hammer flows

León, A. S., Ghidaoui, M. S., Schmidt, A. R. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 134, 7, p. 970-983 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water hammer
Two phase flow
two phase flow
modeling
water

Flow over bedforms in a large sand-bed river: A field investigation

Holmes, M. H. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 16 2008, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 46, 3, p. 322-333 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
river bed
Sand
Rivers
sand

Flow structure at different stages in a meander-bend with bendway weirs

Abad, J. D., Rhoads, B. L., Güneralp, I. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 2008, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 134, 8, p. 1052-1063 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weirs
flow structure
meander
Flow structure
Erosion

Inexpensive fluorescent particles for large-scale experiments using particle image velocimetry

Pedocchi, F., Martin, J. E. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 1 2008, In : Experiments in Fluids. 45, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particle image velocimetry
Velocity measurement
Hydraulics
Fabrication
Experiments

Laboratory measurements of 3-D flow patterns and turbulence in straight open channel with rough bed

Rodríguez, J. F. & García, M. H., Aug 26 2008, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 46, 4, p. 454-465 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flow pattern
Flow patterns
Turbulence
turbulence
Surface roughness
Scour
scour
Numerical models
Sediments
surface water

Turbulent structures in planar gravity currents and their influence on the flow dynamics

Cantero, M. I., Balachandar, S., García, M. H. & Bock, D., Aug 8 2008, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 113, 8, C08018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gravity
Gravitation
gravitation
Turbulence
Direct numerical simulation

Two-dimensional scour simulations based on coupled model of shallow water equations and sediment transport on unstructured meshes

Liu, X., Landry, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 1 2008, In : Coastal Engineering. 55, 10, p. 800-810 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
Jacobian matrices
Sediment transport
Fluxes
Finite volume method
2007

ADCP measurements of gravity currents in the Chicago River, Illinois

García, C. M., Oberg, K. & García, M. H., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 133, 12, p. 1356-1366 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
Electric current measurement
Gravitation
Rivers
Acoustics

Erosion of finite thickness sediment beds by single and multiple circular jets

Sequeiros, O. E., Niño, Y. & Garcia, M. H., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 133, 5, p. 495-507 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment thickness
Erosion
Sediments
erosion
sediment