An Alternative Approach for Developing Temporal Patterns

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dc.contributor.author Varga, Carlos en_US
dc.contributor.author Ball, James en_US
dc.contributor.author Babister, K en_US
dc.contributor.editor Garry Willgoose and George Kuczera en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T10:01:21Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T10:01:21Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008008446 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Varga Carlos, Ball James, and Babister K 2009, 'An Alternative Approach for Developing Temporal Patterns', Engineers Australia, Australia, pp. 146-157. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-08258259461 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11031
dc.description.abstract An important component of estimating the flood flow is the temporal pattern associated with the design rainfall burst. The purpose of this paper, as part of the current revision of ARR, is to develop a new methodology for developing rainfall temporal patterns which will be presented together with a discussion of the implication for design flood flow estimation. Historical storms at two locations, namely Sydney and Richmond (New South Wales, Australia), were divided arbitrarily by meteorological origin into frontal or convective storms. These categories of historical storms were subdivided further by the location of the centre of mass of the storm. The relevant statistical properties for these storms were extracted for each of these categories and used in the development of the design temporal patterns. The proposed approach is based on a non-dimensional conditional random walk to generate an indefinite number of synthetic storms that preserve the internal structure of real storms. This approach allowed better representation of the temporal variability than the AVM method however, some problems with internal burst frequency were observed. Finally, rather than developing a single rainfall temporal pattern, the proposed approach develops a suite of synthetic design temporal patterns which enables the designer to assess the sensitivity of the peak flow estimate to the temporal pattern of rainfall. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Engineers Australia en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title An Alternative Approach for Developing Temporal Patterns en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of H2009 the 32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 146 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 157 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Civil and Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090509 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052636 en_US
dc.personcode 997686 en_US
dc.personcode 0000031686 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Water Resources Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium en_US
dc.date.activity 20091130 en_US
dc.location.activity Newcastle, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US


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