Marcelo Horacio Garcia

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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

k-ε turbulence modeling of density currents developing two dimensionally on a slope

Choi, S. U. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 128, 1, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

density current
Turbulence
Current density
turbulence
modeling

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

Laboratory measurement of suspended sediment concentration using an Acoustic Concentration Profiler (ACP)

Admiraal, D. M. & Garcia, M. H., Feb 2000, In : Experiments in Fluids. 28, 2, p. 116-127 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suspended sediments
sediments
Acoustics
Steady flow
acoustics

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

Lagrangian description of bedload transport by saltating particles

Garcia, M. H. & Nino, Y., Jan 1 1992, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle size
Water
Experiments

Lagrangian description of bedload transport by saltating particles

Garcia, M. H. & Nino, Y., Jan 1 1992, In : Unknown Journal. p. 259-266 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

saltation
particle motion
bedload
collision
particle size
meander
roughness
floodplain
bank
vegetation

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

Mean flow and turbulence structure of open-channel flow through non-emergent vegetation

Löpez, F. & Garcia, M. H., May 1 2001, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 127, 5, p. 392-402 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open channel flow
open channel flow
Kinetic energy
Drag
Conservation

Mixing at the front of gravity currents

Garcia, M. H. & Parsons, J. D., Jan 1996, In : Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans. 24, 1-4, p. 197-205 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravitation
Reynolds number
gravity
Water
water depth

Modelacion numerica de procesos de mezcla turbulentos inducidos por el viento en cuerpos de agua estratificados

Translated title of the contribution: Numerical modeling of wind induced turbulent mixing processes in stratified water bodiesNino, Y., Lopez, F., Pirard, C., Hillmer, I. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2000, In : Ingenieria Hidraulica en Mexico. 15, 1, p. 13-25 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Richardson number
turbulent mixing
entrainment
Computer simulation
Pressure gradient

Modeling and scaling of aeration bubble plumes: A two-phase flow analysis

Bombardelli, F. A., Buscaglia, G. C., Rehmann, C. R., Rincón, L. E. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 45, 5, p. 617-630 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

two phase flow
Two phase flow
aeration
bubble
plume

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

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

Modeling of non-hydroplaning mudflows on continental slopes

Huang, X. & García, M. H., Feb 2 1999, In : Marine Geology. 154, 1-4, p. 131-142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mudflow
continental slope
modeling
Deposits
bulk density

Modeling the transport of oil–particle aggregates resulting from an oil spill in a freshwater environment

Zhu, Z., Waterman, D. M. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2018, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 18, 4, p. 967-984 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

freshwater environment
Oil spills
oil spill
modeling
Rivers

Modélisationfilaire de courants de turbidité par une methode d’elements finis dissipative de galerkin

Translated title of the contribution: Modeling of one-dimensional turbidity currents with a dissipative-galerkin finite element methodChoi, S. U. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1995, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 33, 5, p. 623-648 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity current
Turbidity
finite element method
Finite element method
modeling

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

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

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

Noise-resolution trade-off in projection algorithms for laser diffraction particle sizing

Pedocchi, F. & Garcia, M. H., May 20 2006, In : Applied Optics. 45, 15, p. 3620-3628 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sizing
Diffraction
projection
Lasers
diffraction

Nonlinear Bedload Transport Trajectory Angle Expressed in a Traditional Form: Derivation and Application

Waterman, D. M. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 145, 8, 04019028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bedload
trajectory
Trajectories
Experiments
nonlinearity

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

Numerical investigation of seabed response under waves with free-surface water flow

Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Jun 1 2007, In : International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 17, 2, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface waters
Water waves
Consolidation
Scour
Finite volume method

Numerical modeling of large-scale bubble plumes accounting for mass transfer effects

Buscaglia, G. C., Bombardelli, F. A. & García, M. H., Nov 1 2003, In : International Journal of Multiphase Flow. 28, 11, p. 1763-1785 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass transfer
plumes
charge flow devices
bubbles
Mass transfer
Canals
invasive species
canal
Ships
tracer

On the front velocity of gravity currents

Cantero, M. I., Lee, J. R., Balachandar, S. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 10 2007, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 586, p. 1-39 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravitation
gravitation
Vortex flow
slumping
vortices

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

On the numerical prediction of turbidity currents.

Garcia, M. H. & Parker, G., Jan 1 1986, In : IN: PROC. THIRD INT. SYMP. ON RIVER SEDIMENTATION, CENTRAL THEME, ESTUARINE AND COASTAL SEDIMENTATION, (JACKSON, U.S.A.: MAR.. III, S.Y. Wang; H.W. Shen; L.Z. Ding, (eds.), University, U.S.A., Mississippi Univ., 1986, Session ...

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbidity
Hydraulic laboratories
Experiments

Open-channel flow through simulated vegetation: Suspended sediment transport modeling

López, F. & Garcia, M. H., Sep 1 1998, In : Water Resources Research. 34, 9, p. 2341-2352 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open channel flow
suspended sediment
sediment transport
vegetation
modeling

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

Pollution of gravel spawning grounds by deposition of suspended sediment

Huang, X. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 1 2000, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 126, 10, p. 963-967 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suspended sediments
spawning ground
Gravel
suspended sediment
gravel

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

Risk of sediment erosion and suspension in turbulent flows

Lopez, F. & Garcia, M. H., Mar 1 2001, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 127, 3, p. 231-235 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbulent flow
Turbulent flow
Erosion
Sediments
erosion

RVR Meander: A toolbox for re-meandering of channelized streams

Abad, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., Feb 1 2006, In : Computers and Geosciences. 32, 1, p. 92-101 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meander
Rivers
naturalization
Planforms
river

Sand-dune geometry of large rivers during floods

Amsler, M. L. & Garcia, M. H., Jun 1 1997, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 123, 6, p. 581 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dune
Sand
Rivers
geometry
Geometry

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

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

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

Self-burial of short cylinders under oscillatory flows and combined waves plus currents

Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Demir, S. T. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2007, In : IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. 32, 1, p. 191-203 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
Tunnels
Sediments
Water
Fluidization

Similarity of gravity current fronts

Parsons, J. D. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 1998, In : Physics of fluids. 10, 12, p. 3209-3213 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravitation
Reynolds number
gravitation
Experiments
Buoyancy

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

Spreading of gravity plumes on an incline

Choi, S. U. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 2001, In : Coastal Engineering Journal. 43, 4, p. 221-237 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buoyancy
Gravity
Gravitation
Turbidity
Discharge (fluid mechanics)

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

Studies of mass-movement processes on submarine slopes

Pratson, L. F., Lee, H. J., Parker, G., Garcia, M. H., Coakley, B. J., Mohrig, D., Locat, J., Mello, U., Parsons, J. D., Choi, S. U. & Isreal, K., Dec 1 1996, In : Oceanography. 9, SPL.ISS. 3, p. 168-172 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

submarine slope
mass movement

The bubble bursts for cavitation in natural rivers: laboratory experiments reveal minor role in bedrock erosion

Carling, P. A., Perillo, M., Best, J. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 2017, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 42, 9, p. 1308-1316 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cavitation
laboratory experiment
erosion
bubble
bedrock

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