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Flood lamination strategy based on a three-flood-diversion-area system management


The flood lamination has for principal objective to maintain a downstream flow at a fixed lamination level. For this goal, it is necessary to proceed to the dimensioning of the river system capacity and to make sure of its management by taking into account socio-economic and environmental constraints. The use of flood diversion areas on a river has for main interest to protect inhabited downstream areas. In this paper, a flood lamination strategy aiming at deforming the wave of flood at the entrance of the zone to be protected is presented. A transportation network modeling and a flow optimization method are proposed. The flow optimization method, is based on the modeling of a Min-Cost-Max-flow problem with a linear programming formulation. The optimization algorithm used in this method is the interior-point algorithm which allows a relaxation of the solution of the problem and avoids some non feasibility cases due to the use of constraints based on real data. For a forecast horizon corresponding to the flood episode, the management method of the flood volumes is evaluated on a 2D simulator of a river equipped with a three-flood-diversion- area system. Performances show the effectiveness of the method and its ability to manage flood lamination with efficient water storage.
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hal-00959277 , version 1 (14-03-2014)


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Houda Nouasse, Philippe Charbonnaud, Pascale Chiron, Javier Murillo, Mario Morales, et al.. Flood lamination strategy based on a three-flood-diversion-area system management. 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation - IEEE MED 2012, Jul 2012, Barcelona, Spain. pp. 866-871. ⟨hal-00959277⟩
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