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  • An analysis of the combined consequences of pluvial and fluvial flooding 

    Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Leandro, Jorge; Savic, Dragan (IWA Publishing, 2010)
    Intense rainfall in urban areas often generates both pluvial flooding due to the limited capacity of drainage systems, as well as fluvial flooding caused by deluges from river channels. The concurrence of pluvial and fluvial ...
  • Application of cellular automata approach for fast flood simulation 

    Ghimire, Bidur; Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, 2011)
    The increasing pluvial flooding in many urban areas of the world has caused tremendous damage to societies and has drawn the attention of researchers to the development of a fast flood inundation model. Most available models ...
  • Assessing the potential for real-time urban flood forecasting based on a worldwide survey on data availability 

    Rene, Jeanne-Rose; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David; Madsen, Henrik; Mark, Ole (Taylor and Francis, 2013)
    This paper explores the potential for real-time urban flood forecasting based on literature and the results from an online worldwide survey with 176 participants. The survey investigated the use of data in urban flood ...
  • Back to the future: Assessing the impact of the 2004 flood in Dhaka in 2050 

    Khan, David M.; Taher, Imtiaz; Veerbeek, William; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, 2013)
    Planning to make a city flood resilient needs proper assessment of the future conditions. Urban growth models are being used as a planning tool for City development. Within the CORFU project flood management strategies ...
  • A coarse-grid approach to representing building blockage effects in 2D urban flood modelling 

    Chen, Albert S.; Evans, Barry; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2012)
    The latest information and communications technology has enabled flood modelling in urban areas using high quality terrain data to simulate the detailed flow dynamics in local areas. However, the computational cost rises ...
  • Design of a graphical framework for simple prototyping of pluvial flooding cellular automata algorithms 

    Guidolin, Michele; Duncan, Andrew; Keedwell, Edward; Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, 2011)
    Cellular automata (CA) algorithms can be used for quickly describing models of complex systems using simple rules. CADDIES is a new EPSRC and industry-sponsored project that aims to use the computational speed of CA ...
  • The development of a flood damage assessment tool for urban areas 

    Hammond, Michael J.; Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David; Khan, David M.; Rahman, S.M.M.; Haque, A.K.E. (2012)
    The Collaborative Research on Flood Resilience in Urban Areas (CORFU) project is funded by the European Commission to investigate the impact of flooding in cities and to develop strategies to enhance flood resilience. The ...
  • Flood damage assessment in Dhaka City 

    Khan, David M.; Rahman, S.M.M.; Haque, A.K.E.; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (2012)
    Flood damage assessment is a key component in the development of city flood risk management strategies. A flood damage assessment model is being developed by combining flood hazard information (depth, extent, velocity, ...
  • Flood Damage Assessment in Taipei City Taiwan 

    Hsu, Ming-Hsi; Tsai, Meng-Yuan; Lin, Yi-Chieh; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (2012)
    In this study, we reviewed the literature on flood damage assessment and collected information for related research in Taiwan to analyze the relationships between direct flood damage, flood frequency, flood depth, and ...
  • Flood Vulnerability and Risk Maps in Taipei City, Taiwan 

    Lin, Yi-Chieh; Hsu, Ming-Hsi; Chang, Tsang-Jung; Tsai, Meng-Yuan; Liu, Wen-Cheng; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (2012)
    This paper presents the process of constructing a flood risk map in Taipei City. The study calculates the social vulnerability index (SVI) for flooding at a district level, based on five factors including (1) female ...
  • Formulation of fast 2D urban pluvial flood model using cellular automata approach 

    Ghimire, Bidur; Chen, Albert S.; Guidolin, Michele; Keedwell, Edward; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (IWA Publishing, 2013)
    With the increase in frequency and severity of flash flood events in major cities around the world, the infrastructure and people living in those urban areas are exposed continuously to high risk levels of pluvial flooding. ...
  • Intelligent urban water infrastructure management 

    Savic, Dragan; Bicik, Josef; Morley, Mark S.; Duncan, Andrew; Kapelan, Zoran; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Keedwell, Edward (Indian Institute of Science, 2013)
    Urban population growth together with other pressures, such as climate change, create enormous challenges to provision of urban infrastructure services, including gas, electricity, transport, water, etc. Smartgrid technology ...
  • Modelling sewer discharge via displacement of manhole covers during flood events using 1D/2D SIPSON/P-DWave dual drainage simulations 

    Chen, Albert S.; Leandro, Jorge; Djordjevic, Slobodan (Taylor & Francis, 2015-06-05)
    In urban areas, overloaded sewers may result in surcharge that causes surface flooding. The overflow from sewer systems mainly starts at the inlets until the pressure head in the manhole is high enough to lift up its cover, ...
  • Multi-layered coarse grid modelling in 2D urban flood simulations 

    Chen, Albert S.; Evans, Barry; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2012)
    Regular grids are commonly used in 2D flood modelling due to wide availability of terrain models and low pre-processing required for input preparation. Despite advances in both computing software and hardware, high resolution ...
  • New policies to deal with climate change and other drivers impacting on resilience to flooding in urban areas: The CORFU approach 

    Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David; Gourbesville, Philippe; Mark, Ole; Pasche, Erik (Elsevier, 2011)
    In the context of urban flood management, resilience is equal to resisting, recovering, reflecting and responding. The variety of causes of flooding and their consequences underpin the need for increased and internationally ...
  • RAPIDS: Early Warning System for Urban Flooding and Water Quality Hazards 

    Duncan, Andrew; Chen, Albert S.; Keedwell, Edward; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (2013)
    This paper describes the application of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) as Data Driven Models (DDMs) to predict urban flooding in real-time based on weather radar and/or raingauge rainfall data. A time-lagged ANN is ...
  • Urban flood impact assessment: A state-of-the-art review 

    Hammond, Michael J.; Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David; Mark, Ole (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Flooding can cause major disruptions in cities, and lead to significant impacts on people, the economy and on the environment. These impacts may be exacerbated by climate and socio-economic changes. Resilience thinking has ...
  • Urban flood prediction in real-time from weather radar and rainfall data using artificial neural networks 

    Duncan, Andrew; Chen, Albert S.; Keedwell, Edward; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan (International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 2011)
    This paper describes the application of ANNs (Artificial Neural Networks) as DDMs (Data Driven Models) to predict urban flooding in real-time based on BADC weather radar and/or rainfall data. A 123-manhole combined sewer ...
  • The urban inundation model with bidirectional flow interaction between 2D overland surface and 1D sewer networks 

    Chen, Albert S.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Leandro, Jorge; Savic, Dragan (2007)
    An integrated numerical model is developed in the study for simulating the runoff processes in urban areas. A 1D model is used for calculating the rainfall-runoff hydrographs and the flow conditions in drainage networks. ...
  • Urban pluvial flood modelling with real time rainfall information – UK case studies 

    Schellart, Alma; Ochoa, Susana; Simoes, Nuno; Wang, Li-Pen; Rico-Ramirez, Miguel; Liguori, Sara; Duncan, Andrew; Chen, Albert S.; Keedwell, Edward; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Savic, Dragan; Saul, Adrian; Maksimovic, Cedo (IWA (International Water Association), 2011)
    In order to effectively prevent, mitigate and manage urban pluvial flooding, it is necessary to accurately model and predict the spatial and temporal distribution of both rainfall and surface flooding. A number of different ...