Publications and Conferences



Journals.
  • Higham, J, Brevis, W., Keylock, C.J. Implications of the selection of a particular modal decomposition technique for the analysis of shallow flow. Journal of Hydraulics Research, Accepted
  • Higham, J, Brevis, W., Keylock, C.J., Safarzadeh, A.  Using modal decompositions to explain the sudden expansion of the mixing layer in the wake of a groyne in a shallow flow (2017). Advances in Water Resources (IF=4.35)
  • Devis, G,  Brevis, W., Bowman, E.,  Shepley, P. (2017). Performance of PIV and PTV for granular flow measurements. Granular Matter (Accepted IF:1.74)
  • Link, O., Sanhueza, C., Arriagada, P., Brevis, W., Laborde, A., Gonzalez, A., Wilkes. M., Habit, E. (2017). The fish Strouhal number as a criterion for hydraulic fishway design. Ecological Engineering (Accepted, IF: 2.74)
  • Higham, J. E., Brevis, W., & Keylock, C. J. (2016). A rapid non-iterative proper orthogonal decomposition based outlier detection and correction for PIV data. Measurement Science and Technology, 27(12), 125303. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/27/12/125303 (IF: 1.43)
  • Safarzadeh, A. and W. Brevis. Assessment of 3D-RANS models for the simulation of topographically forced shallow flows (2016). Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics. Volume 64, Issue 1, Pages 83–90 (IF: 1.49)
  • Hathway, A., Papakonstantis, I., Bruce-Konuah, A., Brevis, W. (2015) Towards understanding the role of human activity on airborne infection transfer between rooms separated by a hinged door. International Journal of Ventilation 14 (2), 127-140
  • Moncho-Estevez, I., Paulau, G., Brevis, W., Vaas, M. (2015) Numerical Simulation of the Hydrodynamics and Turbulent Mixing Process in a Drinking Water Storage Tank M.  Journal of Hydraulic Research. 53 (2), 207-217.
  • Brevis, W., Susmel, L. and Boxall, J.  (2014)  Investigating in-service failures of water pipes from a multiaxial notch fatigue point of view: a conceptual study. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science: 0954406214553020.
  • Brevis, W., García-Villalba, M., & Niño, Y. (2014). Experimental and large eddy simulation study of the flow developed by a sequence of lateral obstacles. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Vol 14,-4, pp 873-893.
  • Brevis, W., Susmel, L. and Boxall, J (2014). A multiaxial notch fatigue methodology to estimate in-service lifetime of corroded cast iron water pipes, Key Engineering Materials, 577-578, pp 1-125-128.
  • Mishra, P. K., Brevis, W., & Lang, C. (2013). Discharge Coefficients for Baffle-Sluice Gates. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, 139(4), 336-340.
    • Mishra, P., Brevis, W., and Lang, C. (2014). ”Closure to “Discharge Coefficients for Baffle-Sluice Gates” by P. K. Mishra, Wernher Brevis, and Cornelia Lang.” J. Irrig. Drain Eng., 140(4), 07014012.
  • Brevis, W. and Garcia-Villalba, M. (2011) Proper Orthogonal Decomposition analysis of flow visualisations, a tool for the description of large scale shallow flows. Journal of Hydraulics Research. IAHR, Vol 49(5), pp 586-594.
  • Brevis, W.  Niño, Y. and Jirka, G.H. (2011) On the integration of cross-correlation and relaxation algorithms for Particle Tracking Velocimetry: The ICCRM method. Experiments in Fluids, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 135-147.
  • De Smedt, F., Brevis, W. and Debels, P. 2005.“Analytical Solution for Solute Transport in Streams with Transient Storage in Dead Zones”, Journal of Hydrology 31,  25-39.
    • De Smedt, F., Brevis, W. and Debels, P. 2006. Reply to comment: "Analytical solution for solute transport resulting from instantaneous injection in streams with transient storage" by F De Smedt, W Brevis, and P Debels, 2005. [Journal of Hydrology 315, 25-39] Journal of Hydrology 330, 761-762.
    • De Smedt, F., Brevis, W. and Debels, P.  2007.“Reply to comment: "Analytical solution for solute transport resulting from instantaneous injection in streams with transient storage" by F De Smedt, W Brevis, and P Debels, 2005. [Journal of Hydrology 315, 25-39] Journal of Hydrology 338, 149-151

Conferences

  • Md Nazmul Azim Beg, Rita F. Carvalho, Jorge Leandro, Simon Tait, Alma Schellart, W. Brevis (2017) Comparison of Manhole Hydraulics using PIV and Different RANS Model. 14th IWA/IAHR International Conference on Urban Drainage, Prage, Czech Republic.
  • J Higham, W. Brevis, A. Safarzadeh. (2016). An Investigation into the dynamics of coherent structures in a turbulent shallow flow with an emergent side wall obstacle. 11th European Fluid Mechanics Conference, Seville, Spain, September 2016
  • DJ Wise, W. Brevis (2016. ) Experimental and numerical assessment of turbulent flows through arrays of multi-scale, surface mounted cubes. Inaugural UK fluid Conference, Imperial College London, September 2016
  • J. Higham, W. Brevis and C Keylock (2016). Turbulent characteristics produced by a blockage of multi-scale emergent obstacles. Inaugural UK fluid Conference, Imperial College London, September 2016
  • DJ Wise, W Brevis (2015). Turbulent shear-flow over fractal arrays of surface-mounted cubes. Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60.
  • DJ Wise, P Avoustin, M Cassadour, W Brevis (2015). Wake characteristics of a porous square cylinder formed by a multi-scale array of obstacles. Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60.
  • J Higham, W Brevis, C Keylock (2015). A rapid filtering and reconstruction method of two-dimensional image velocimetry signals using a non-iterative POD-method. Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60.
  • J Higham, W Brevis (2015) On the Large Scale Dynamics in the Wake of a Fractal Obstacle. Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60 .
  • Al-Saffar, M., Keylock, C.J, Brevis, W. (2015) The Erosive Potential of the Horseshoe Vortex System and its Association with Different Flow Parameters. British Society for Geomorphology, Annual Conference, Southampton, UK.

  • Patalano, A., Garcia, C. M., Brevis, W. and Bleninger, T., Guillen, N., Moreno, L. Rodriguez, A.  (2015) Recent advances in Eulerian and Lagrangian large-scale Particle Image Velocimetry. Proceeding of the 36th IAHR World Congress, International Association of Hydro-Environmental Research. July, The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • Patalano, A., Garcia, C. M., Brevis, W. and Guillen, N.F. (2014). Continual monitoring of discharge and velocities in a flow during a flash-flooding event in a mountain river using LSPIV (In Spanish). XXVI Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidráulica (IAHR Latin-American Conference of Hydraulics), Santiago, Chile.
  • Hathway, A., Papakonstantis, E., Konuah, A., Brevis, W. (2014) Towards understanding the role of Human Activity on Indoor Air Flows: a case study of Door Motion based on both Field and Experimental Activities. 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, July 7-12, 2014, Hong Kong (Accepted)
  • Moncho-Esteve IJ, Palau-Salvador G, López-Jiménez PA, Brevis W & Vaas MO (2013) Mixing process in a water storage tank by CFD simulations. Acta Horticulturae, Vol. 1008 (pp 77-84)
  • Darwish, M, Brevis, W. and Niño, Y. (2013). Analysis of the flow structure in a side open-channel cavidty of aspect ratio 1.  35th IAHR World Congress. Chengdu, China, Abstract Submitted.
  • Patalano, A, Brevis, W., García, C. M. ,Bleninger, T and Rodríguez, A.(2013). PTVlab a graphical tool for digital processing of Particle Image Velocimetry (in Spanish). III Symposium in experimental methods in Hydraulics, Santa Fé, March, Argentina.  Submitted.
  • Patalano, A, Brevis, W. , Guillén, N., Alvarez, J. , García, C. M. ,Bleninger, T and Rodríguez, A.(2013). Digital rectification for large scale measurements of flows trough Particle Image Velocimetry (in Spanish). III Symposium in experimental methods in Hydraulics, Santa Fé, March, Argentina. Submitted.
  • Nicolleau,F., Sangtani, N., Brevis, W. & Nowakowski, A. (2013) Experimental Investigation of flows generated by fractal orifices. 14th European Turbulence Conference, September, Lyon, France. Submitted.
  • Dudill A, Shucksmith JD, Brevis W. (2012) Similarities and differences of fluvial shallow mixing layers. River Flow 2012 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics 1:45-52
  • Zeng, J. Constantinescu, G., Brevis, W. (2012). Flow structure within shallow wake behind circular cylinders. Submitted to the Third International Symposium of Shallow Flows, Iowa City, USA.
  • Prinz, F., Brevis, W., Socolofsky, S. (2012). Shallow wake formed after porous structures: Quantification of the influence of porosity on the flow characteristics. Submitted to the Third International Symposium of Shallow Flows, Iowa City, USA.
  • Safarzadeh, A. and Brevis, W. (2012). Simulation of the topographically induced separated flow using 3D-RANS models. Submitted to the 9th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.
  • Tarrab, L., Brevis, W., García, C. M., Schaaf, U., Ragessi, M.y Rodriguez, A. (2011). Application of optical techniques to estimate discharges in large scale experimental facilities (in spanish). II Symposium in experimental methods in Hydraulics, Bahía Blanca, March, Argentina.
  • Brevis, W., Garcia-Villalba, M., Niño, Y. and G. H. Jirka (2010). Mixing layer structure and impingement characteristics in emerged groyne fields. Latin-American congress of hydraulics engineering, IAHR, The International Association of Hydraulics and Research. Punta del Este. Uruguay.
  • Alfaro, P., Brevis, W. and G. H. Jirka (2010). Flow structure in a single groyne field. Differences and similarities with groyne fields in sequence. Latin-American congress of hydraulics engineering, IAHR, The International Association of Hydraulics and Research. Punta del Este. Uruguay.
  • Gross, D., Brevis, W. and G.H. Jirka (2010). Development of a LED-based PIV/PTV system: Characterisation of a partially vegetated shallow flow. Riverflow conference, Braunschweig, Germany.
  • Garcia-Villalba, M. and Brevis, W. (2009). Numerical study of flow in emerged and submerged groyne fields. International Workshop on Environmental Hydraulics. Valencia, Spain.
  • Tarrab, L., Brevis, W., García, C. M., Vionnet, C.A., Rodríguez, A. y Jirka, G.H. (2009). Experimental analysis of the flow in curved channels with fixed bed. I Symposium in experimental methods in Hydraulics, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Tarrab, L., Brevis, W., Savid, C., Wierzbicki, P. y García, C. M. , (2009) . Characterization of complex flows in laboratory using the PTV technique. I Symposium in experimental methods in Hydraulics, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Brevis, W., Jirka , G.H. and Y. Niño (2009). Hydrodynamics of submerged groyne flow fields for two-aspect ratios. River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • Brevis, W., Tarrab, L., Jirka, G. H.  and Niño., Y.  (2009). Effect of Main Channel Curvature on the Flow Structure in Shallow Dead Zones. 7th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, Concepción, Chile.
  • L. Tarrab, Brevis W., Garcia, C.M. Vionnet C., Rodriguez, A. y Jirka, G.H. (2008). Experimental characterization of the flow in curved channels. XXIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidráulica, IAHR, The International Association of Hydraulics and Research, Cartagena, Colombia.
  • Brevis, W., Jirka, G. H., Niño, Y. and V. Weitbrecht. (2008). Three-dimensionality of the flow structure of emerged shallow dead zone sequences. 2nd International Symposium of Shallow Flows, Hong Kong.
  • Brevis, W., Weitbrecht, V., Niño, Y. and Jirka, G. (2008). On flow dynamics and coherent structures in submerged groyne fields. RiverFlow Conference, Izmir, Turkey. International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR).
  • Sukhodolov, A. N. , Uijttewaal, W.S.J., Schnauder, I. , Sukhodolova, T.A. , Erdbrink, C., Brevis, W., Garcia, X.F., Pusch, M., Gabel, F.  (2007). Quantitative visual methods for natural stream: Examples and perspectives, 32nd. Congress of IAHR, The International Association of Hydraulics and Research, Venice, Italy.
  • Brevis, W., Weitbrecht, V., Niño, Y. and Jirka, G. H. (2007). An integrated cross-correlation / relaxation method algorithm for Particle Tracking Velocimetry measurements in turbulent flows, Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods conference, Lake Placid, USA.
  • Brevis, W., Niño, Y., Vargas, J. 2006. Experimental characterization and visualization of mass exchange process in dead zones in rivers. Conference Riverflow, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Le Coz, J., Brevis, W., Niño, Y., Paquier, A., Rivière, N. 2006. Flow patterns in open-channel side-cavities: a comparison of field and flume experiments. Conference Riverflow, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Brevis, W. and Niño, Y. 2005. Characterization of the flow structure and mass transfer in lateral recirculation zones in open channel. XVII Chilean Conference of Hydraulic Engineering. Valparaiso, Chile.
  • Vargas, J., Brevis, W., Segura, B., and Roberto Pizarro, 2004. Storage zone analysis in rivers. 5th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics.  Madrid, Spain.
  • Brevis, W., De Smedt, F., Debels, P. 2003. Developing and Implementation of a Computational Methodology for Solute Transport Parameters Determination. XVI Chilean Conference of Hydraulic Engineering. Santiago, Chile.
  • Vargas, J., Osorio, R., Ahumada, R., Brevis, W., 2003. Modeling of the dissolved oxygen in the Concepción Bay. XVI National Conference of the inter-American Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, AIDIS-CHILE..
  • Brevis, W., Vargas, J., Debels, P., and O. Link, 2001.  Effects of transient storage zone on biochemical oxygen demand concentrations: Application to the Chillán river, Chile. Wernher Brevis, José Vargas, Patrick Debels and Oscar Link. XV Chilean Conference of Hydraulic Engineering.
  • Brevis, W., Debels, P., Vargas, J. and O. Link, 2001. XV Chilean Conference of Hydraulic Engineering. Comparison of methods in order to estimate longitudinal dispersion coefficient in the Chillán River, Chile. XV Chilean Conference of Hydraulic Engineering.
  • Vargas, J., Link, O., Debels, P., and W. Brevis, 2001. Modelling of the indicators of organic contamination in the Chillán River.  VII Conference of CONAPHI-CHILE.
  • Vargas, J., Link, O., Debels, P., and W. Brevis, 2001. Modeling of the dissolved oxygen in the Chillán River. XIV National Conference of the inter-American Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, AIDIS-CHILE.