Urban Drainage
applications of
Computational Fluid Dynamics



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Publications

Journal/Conference | Contract Reports | PhD Theses

Journal and conference papers

[33] Sonnenwald, F., Guymer, I., Marchant, A., Wilson, N., Golzar, M., and Stovin, V., 2016, Estimating stem-scale mixing coefficients in low velocity flows, 4th IAHR Europe Congress, Liege, Belgium, 27-29 July 2016.

[32] Sonnenwald, F., Stovin, V. and Guymer, I., 2016, Computational fluid dynamics modelling of a vegetated stormwater pond, 11th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics (11th ISE), Melbourne, February.

[31] Sonnenwald, F., Stovin, V., and Guymer, I., 2015, Deconvolving Smooth Residence Time Distributions from Raw Solute Transport Data, J. Hydrol. Eng., 20( 11) doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001190

[30] Sonnenwald, F., Stovin, V. and Guymer, I., 2015, Feasibility of the porous zone approach to modelling vegetation in CFD, XXXIV International School of Hydraulics, 11-14 May, Zelechˇw, Poland.

[29] Sonnenwald, F., Stovin, V., and Guymer, I. 2014. Configuring maximum entropy deconvolution for the identification of residence time distributions in solute transport applications. J. Hydrol. Eng., Vol. 19, No. 7, 1413-1421. 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000929 (On-line preview – Oct. 24, 2013).

[28] Stovin, V., Bennett, P. and Guymer, I., 2013, Absence of a Hydraulic Threshold in Small-Diameter Surcharged Manholes, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 9, 984-994. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000758.

[27] Guymer, I., and Stovin, V.R., 2011, One-Dimensional Mixing Model for Surcharged Manholes, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 10, 1160-1172. ISSN 0733-9429. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000422

[26] Stovin, V.R., Guymer, I., Chappell, M.J. and Hattersley, J.G., 2010, The use of deconvolution techniques to identify the fundamental mixing characteristics of urban drainage structures, Water Science and Technology, 61.8, 2075-2081, doi: 10.2166/wst.2010.134

[25] Stovin, V, Guymer, I and Lau S-TD, 2010, Dimensionless Method to Characterize the Mixing Effects of Surcharged Manholes, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 136, No. 5, 318-327 ISSN 0733-9429. DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000183.

[24] Stovin, V, Guymer, I, Chappell, M, and Hattersley, J, 2009, The use of deconvolution techniques to identify the fundamental mixing characteristics of urban drainage structures, 8th Int. Conf. On Urban Drainage Modelling, 7-11 Sept, Tokyo, Japan.

[23] Stovin, V.R., Grimm, J.P and Lau, S-T.D., 2008, Solute transport modelling for urban drainage structures, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 134, No. 8, 640-650. ISSN 0733-9372. DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9372(2008)134:8(640)

[22] Lau, S., Stovin, V.R. and Guymer, I., 2008, Scaling the solute transport characteristics of a surcharged manhole. Urban Water Journal, Volume 5 Issue 1, 33-42, ISSN 1573-062X. DOI 10.1080/15730620701737249

[21] Stovin, V, Guymer, I and Lau, SD, 2008, Approaches to validating a 3D CFD manhole model, 11th Int. Conf. on Urban Drainage, 31 Aug - 5 Sept., Edinburgh, Scotland.

[20] Jarman, DS, Faram, MG, Butler, D, Tabor, G, Stovin, VR, Burt, D and Throp, E, 2008, Computational Fluid Dynamics as a tool for urban drainage system analysis: A review of applications and best practice, 11th Int. Conf. on Urban Drainage, 31 Aug - 5 Sept., Edinburgh, Scotland.

[19] Lau S. D., Stovin V.R. & Guymer I., 2007, The Prediction of Solute Transport in Surcharged Manholes using CFD. Water Science and Technology, Vol. 55, No. 4, 57-64. ISSN 0273-1223. DOI 10.2166/wst.2007.095

[18] Stovin VR, Lau D, Guymer I, Nawasra J, Dunkley P and Bryanston-Cross P, 2007, Insights into flow field interactions of surcharged manholes. Fifth International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Tempe, Arizona, 4-7 Dec. 2007.

[17] Stovin VR, Guymer I and Lau D, 2007, Modelling longitudinal dispersion – an upstream temporal concentration profile-independent approach. Fifth International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Tempe, Arizona, 4-7 Dec. 2007.

[16] Nawasra J, Lau S, Stovin VR, Guymer I, Dunkley P and Bryanston-Cross P, 2007, Characterising flow within a manhole under two surcharge heights. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods, Lake Placid NY, September, 13-19.

[15] Lau, S.T.D, Stovin, V.R. and Guymer, I., 2006, Scaling the solute transport characteristics of a surcharged manhole, 2nd International IWA Conference on Sewer Operation and Maintenance (SOM 2006), 26-28 October 2006 - Vienna, Austria.

[14] Lau, S.D., Stovin, V.R. and Guymer, I., 2006, The prediction of solute transport in surcharged manholes using CFD, 7th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling and the 4th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, 4-6 April 2006, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 51-58. ISBN 0-646-45903-1.

[13] Stovin, VR, Schellart A, Tait, SJ, Ashley, RM, and Burkhard, R, 2005, Sewer Invert Trap Design using Laboratory and CFD models and continuous simulation, 10 International Conference on Urban Drainage, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 21-26, 2005.

[12] Gupta K, Mehta P, Thinglas T, Tait SJ and Stovin VR, 2005, Optimization of sediment trap configuration using CFD modelling for Indian Drainage Systems. In 10th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 21-26, 2005.

[11] Lau, S., Stovin, V., Guymer, I. and Saul, A., 2004, Prediction of storm tank performance using Computational Fluid Dynamics, 4th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics and 14th Congress of Asia and Pacific Division, International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research, 15-18 December, 2004, Hong Kong, China.

[10] Adamsson, Å., Stovin, V. and Bergdahl, L., 2003, Bed shear stress boundary condition for storage tank sedimentation, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 129, No. 7, 651-658.

[9] Ashley, R.M., Tait, S. J., Stovin, V.R., Burrows, R., Fraser, A., Buxton, A.P., Blackwood, D.J., Saul, A.J. and Blanksby, J.R., 2003, The utilisation of engineered invert traps in the management of near bed solids in sewer networks, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 47, No. 4, 137-148.

[8] Stovin, V.R., Grimm, J.P., Buxton, A.P. and Tait, S.J., 2002, Parametric studies on CFD models of sewerage structures, 9th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Portland, Oregon, September 2002.

[7] Stovin, V.R., Grimm, J.P. and Saul, A.J., 2002, Fine sediment retention in storage chambers: an assessment of time-dependent effects, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 45, No. 7, 123-132.

[6] Buxton, A., Tait, S., Stovin, V. and Saul, A., 2002, Developments in a methodology for the design of engineered invert traps in combined sewer systems, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 45, No. 7, 133-142.

[5] Stovin, V.R. and Saul, A.J., 2000, Computational fluid dynamics and the design of sewage storage chambers, Water and Environmental Management, Vol. 14, No. 2, 103-110.

[4] Stovin, V.R., Saul, A.J., Drinkwater, A and Clifforde, I, 1999, Field testing CFD-based predictions of storage chamber gross solids separation efficiency, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 39, No. 9, 161-168.

[3] Saul, A.J., Gupta, K and Stovin, V.R., 1998, Gross solids characteristics and an event-based CSO efficiency prediction methodology, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Developments in Urban Drainage Modelling, 21-24 September 1998, London, UK.

[2] Stovin, V.R. and Saul, A.J., 1998, A Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) particle tracking approach to efficiency prediction, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 37, No. 1, 285-293.

[1] Stovin, V.R. and Saul, A.J., 1996, Efficiency prediction for storage chambers using computational fluid dynamics, Water Science and Technology, Vol. 33, No. 9, 163-170.


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Contract reports

Saul, A.J., Blanksby, J.R., Shepherd, W., Guymer, I, Stovin, V and Lau D, 2004, Performance of Storm Tanks and Potential for Improvements in Overall Storm Management, UKWIR Final Report WW22B.

Tait, S., Stovin, V., Schellart, A. and Ashley, R., 2004, Invert Trap Design and Performance, Final Design Report for Entsorgung and Recycling Zurich (ERZ) - Installation of Invert Trap in Leutschenbach Sewer.

Ashley, R.M., Saul, A.J., Burrows, R., Tait, S.J., Stovin, V.R., Blackwood, D.J., Fraser, A., Buxton, A.P. and Blanksby, J.R., 2001, The utilisation of engineered invert traps in the management of near bed solids in sewer networks. Final report to EPSRC, GR/L88252.

Stovin, V.R., 2000, The development of a simulation strategy for the prediction of sediment deposition in storage chambers. Final report to EPSRC, GR/L79205.

Stovin, V.R., and Tait, S.J., 1999, Flow depths and velocity profiles in Brussels' cunette-shaped sewers, report to Aquafin.

Stovin, V.R., Sims, J and Saul, A.J., 1997, Improved design of detention tanks - Portfolio project P6205, Contract report to WRc plc, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield.

Saul, A.J. and Stovin, V.R., 1995, Cohesive sediment transport in storage tanks, Final report to EPSRC, Grant Ref. GR/H/15837.


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PhD theses

Bennett, P., 2012, Evaluation of the Solute Transport Characteristics of Surcharged Manholes Using a RANS Solution, PhD thesis, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield [abstract].

Lau, S-T.D., 2008, Scaling Dispersion Processes in Surcharged Manholes, PhD thesis, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield [abstract].

Grimm, J.P., 2004, An evaluation of alternative methodologies for the numerical simulation of solute transport, PhD thesis, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield [abstract].

Buxton, A.P., 2002, The development of a computational methodology for the prediction of the sediment retention performance of invert traps in combined sewer systems, PhD thesis, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield [abstract].

Stovin, V.R., 1996, The prediction of sediment deposition in storage chambers based on laboratory observations and numerical simulation, PhD thesis, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield.


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