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Brazilian Olympics: Design of water channels for slalom, Middlesborough

  • Lecture
  • 08 March 2016
  • 17:45 - 20:00
Brazilian Olympics: Design of water channels for slalom, Middlesborough

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  • The background to the scheme both during the games and in legacy,
  • How the concept we developed for London 2012 has been used and refined based on lessons learnt.
  • The principal components of the development including the white water channels, the pumping stations, boat conveyors and the water treatment system.
  • A key focus of the presentation is the hydraulic modelling exercises undertaken which include by computational Fluid Dynamics and physical scale modelling in the labs at the Czech Technical University.
  • The presentation concludes with interesting opportunities following on from these venues in flood rescue works and river channel works.

The presentation also includes a 4 minute video of the physical scale hydraulic modelling that Cundall did at the Czech Technical University.

Event venue

Stephenson Building Lecture Theatre
Teesside University
Middlesbrough
TS1
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Katy O’Brien

e: katy.obrien@ice.org.uk
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