Sewer Design

Sewer hydraulics, especially those that combine both pressurized and free-surface hydraulic conditions, represent an application area that is ideally suited to FLOW-3D‘s modeling strengths. The combined sewer overflow (CSO) problem that exists in thousands of older American cities is a classic sewer design example where there is a need for CFD approaches that allow for seamless transitions between pressurized and free-surface hydraulic controls. In addition to accurately capturing hydraulic jumps, FLOW-3D simultaneously solves for air bubble entrapment and pressurization effects.

Combined sewer overflow simulation for sewer design

Combined sewer overflow simulation

Additional common applications include municipal drop shaft vortex dynamics, air entrainment and air-driven bulking modeling, and related wet tunnel modeling applications.

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