Marcelo Horacio Garcia

1986 …2019
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2009

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
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
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. & García, 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
2012

Acoustic measurement of suspended sediment concentration profiles in an oscillatory boundary layer

Pedocchi, F. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 2012, In : Continental Shelf Research. 46, p. 87-95 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suspended sediment
acoustics
boundary layer
profiler
phase velocity

A simplified 2D model for meander migration with physically-based bank evolution

Motta, D., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 15 2012, In : Geomorphology. 163-164, p. 10-25 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meander
erosion
bank erosion
morphodynamics
river bed

Sediment mobility and bed armoring in the St Clair River: Insights from hydrodynamic modeling

Liu, X., Parker, G., Czuba, J. A., Oberg, K., Mier, J. M., Best, J. L., Parsons, D. R., Ashmore, P., Krishnappan, B. G. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 1 2012, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 9, p. 957-970 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrodynamics
river
lake level
sediment
lake

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
2013

A Three-Dimensional Water Quality Model of Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS)

Sinha, S., Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 1 2013, In : Environmental Modeling and Assessment. 18, 5, p. 567-592 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water quality
hydrodynamics
fluid dynamics
pumping
biochemical oxygen demand

Development of a Fluvial Egg Drift Simulator to evaluate the transport and dispersion of Asian carp eggs in rivers

Garcia, T., Jackson, P. R., Murphy, E. A., Valocchi, A. J. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2013, In : Ecological Modelling. 263, p. 211-222 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

simulator
egg
river
flow velocity
spawning

Experimental and numerical study of the flow structure around two partially buried objects on a deformed bed

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Landry, B. J., Abad, J. D. & García, M. H., Jul 5 2013, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 139, 3, p. 269-283 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flow structure
Flow structure
Kinetic energy
kinetic energy
Turbulence

Modelling deltaic progradation constrained by a moving sediment source

Dai, H. H., Fernandez, R. L., Parker, G., Garcia, M. H. & Kim, W., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 51, 3, p. 284-292 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

progradation
Sediments
sediment
modeling
fan delta

Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bedforms in the Kinoshita meandering channel

Abad, J. D., Frias, C. E., Buscaglia, G. C. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 1 2013, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 38, 13, p. 1612-1622 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flow structure
bedform
secondary flow
hydrodynamics
turbulence

Three-dimensional flow in centered pool-riffle sequences

Rodríguez, J. F., García, C. M. & García, M. H., Apr 29 2013, In : Water Resources Research. 49, 1, p. 202-215 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pool-riffle sequence
three-dimensional flow
riffle
secondary flow
flow pattern
2014

A new phase diagram for combined-flow bedforms

Perillo, M. M., Best, J. L. & Garcia, M. H., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 84, 4, p. 301-313 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
ripple
diagram
dune
nomenclature

Application of computational fluid dynamic modelling to improve flow and grit transport in Terrence J. O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant, Chicago, Illinois

Dutta, S., Tokyay, T. E., Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Serafino, S. & Garcia, M. H., Nov 2 2014, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 52, 6, p. 759-774 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wastewater reclamation
computational fluid dynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
modeling
Multiphase flow

Assessment of floodplain vulnerability during extreme Mississippi River flood 2011

Goodwell, A. E., Zhu, Z., Dutta, D., Greenberg, J. A., Kumar, P., Garcia, M. H., Rhoads, B. L., Holmes, R. R., Parker, G., Berretta, D. P. & Jacobson, R. B., Mar 4 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 5, p. 2619-2625 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mississippi
Rivers
floodplain
vulnerability
flooding

A unified model for bedform development and equilibrium under unidirectional, oscillatory and combined-flows

Perillo, M. M., Best, J. L., Yokokawa, M., Sekiguchi, T., Takagawa, T. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 1 2014, In : Sedimentology. 61, 7, p. 2063-2085 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
ripple
sediment transport
three-dimensional flow
sedimentary structure

Bed form genesis from bed defects under unidirectional, oscillatory, and combined flows

Perillo, M. M., Prokocki, E. W., Best, J. L. & García, M. H., Dec 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119, 12, p. 2635-2652 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedform
defect
beds
Defects
defects

Effect of initial excess density and discharge on constant flux gravity currents propagating on a slope

Tokyay, T. E. & Garcia, M. H., Apr 2014, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 14, 2, p. 409-429 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravitation
gravity
Fluxes
Buoyancy
buoyancy

Effect of self-stratification on sediment diffusivity in channel flows and boundary layers: A study using direct numerical simulations

Dutta, S., Cantero, M. I. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 6 2014, In : Earth Surface Dynamics. 2, 2, p. 419-431 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

channel flow
stratification
direct numerical simulation
diffusivity
boundary layers

Modeling of a transient event in the tunnel and reservoir plan system in Chicago, Illinois

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Tokyay, T. E., Martin, J. E., Schmidt, A. R., Lanyon, R., Fitzpatrick, K., Scalise, C. F. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 140, 9, 05014005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tunnels
tunnel
shaft
transient flow
modeling

Modification of meander migration by bank failures

Motta, D., Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., May 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119, 5, p. 1026-1042 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meanders
meander
floodplains
floodplain
Erosion

PIV experiments in rough-wall, laminar-to-turbulent, oscillatory boundary-layer flows

Mujal-Colilles, A., Mier, J. M., Christensen, K. T., Bateman, A. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2014, In : Experiments in Fluids. 55, 1, 1633.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boundary layer flow
Boundary layer flow
particle image velocimetry
Shear stress
beds
2015

A laboratory investigation of the suspension, transport, and settling of silver carp eggs using synthetic surrogates

Garcia, T., Zamalloa, C. Z., Jackson, P. R., Murphy, E. A. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 1 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 12, e0145775.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Carps
Silver
Eggs
Suspensions

Application of the FluEgg model to predict transport of Asian carp eggs in the Saint Joseph River (Great Lakes tributary)

Garcia, T., Murphy, E. A., Jackson, P. R. & Garcia, M. H., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41, 2, p. 374-386 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Lakes
carp
tributary
hatching
egg
Hydraulic models
Catchments
Drainage
metropolitan area
flooding

Travertine-based estimates of the amount of water supplied by ancient Rome's Anio Novus aqueduct

Keenan-Jones, D., Motta, D., Garcia, M. H. & Fouke, B. W., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 3, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
lack
Water
Ancient Rome
Travertine
2016

Analytical Lagrangian model of sediment oxygen demand and reaeration flux coevolution in streams

Waterman, D. M., Liu, X., Motta, D. & García, M. H., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 142, 7, 04016028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coevolution
Analytical models
Sediments
Fluxes
Dissolved oxygen

Coherent structures in oscillatory flows within the laminar-to-turbulent transition regime for smooth and rough walls

Mujal-Colilles, A., Christensen, K. T., Bateman, A. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 2 2016, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 54, 5, p. 502-515 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillating flow
vortex
Vortex flow
Velocity measurement
Turbulence

Implications of Climate Change on the Heat Budget of Lentic Systems Used for Power Station Cooling: Case Study Clinton Lake, Illinois

Quijano, J. C., Jackson, P. R., Santacruz, S., Morales, V. M. & García, M. H., Jan 5 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 1, p. 478-488 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat budget
Climate change
Lakes
power plant
Cooling

Innovative framework to simulate the fate and transport of nonconservative constituents in urban combined sewer catchments

Morales, V. M., Quijano, J. C., Schmidt, A. & Garcia, M. H., Nov 1 2016, In : Water Resources Research. 52, 11, p. 9164-9181 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

catchment
biochemical oxygen demand
water management
watershed
unit hydrograph

Integrated urban hydrologic and hydraulic modelling in Chicago, Illinois

Zhu, Z., Oberg, N., Morales, V. M., Quijano, J. C., Landry, B. J. & Garcia, M. H., Mar 1 2016, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 77, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewers
Fluid dynamics
Hydraulics
hydraulics
fluid dynamics

On the near-wall effects induced by an axial-flow rotor

Möller, N. J., Kim, H., Neary, V. S., García, M. H. & Chamorro, L. P., Jun 1 2016, In : Renewable Energy. 91, p. 524-530 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axial flow
Rotors
Shear stress
Turbulence
Open channel flow

Spatial variability in bank resistance to erosion on a large meandering, mixed bedrock-alluvial river

Konsoer, K. M., Rhoads, B. L., Langendoen, E. J., Best, J. L., Ursic, M. E., Abad, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2016, In : Geomorphology. 252, p. 80-97 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedrock
erosion
erodibility
river
floodplain