Xiaofeng Liu, PhD, PE

    • 372 Citations
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    20062019
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    Research Output 2006 2019

    2019
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    roughness
    Surface roughness
    Open channel flow
    open channel flow
    boundary condition
    microtopography
    mountain stream
    photogrammetry
    computational fluid dynamics
    modeling
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Wave-driven flow induced by suspended and submerged canopies

    Chen, H., Liu, X. & Zou, Q. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Advances in Water Resources. 123, p. 160-172 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    canopy
    wave propagation
    wave attenuation
    free surface flow
    physical phenomena
    2018

    Application of a Eulerian two-phase flow model to scour processes

    Mathieu, A., Nagel, T., Bonamy, C., Chauchat, J., Cheng, Z., Liu, X. & Hsu, T. J., Sep 5 2018, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 40, 05015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Scour
    two phase flow
    scour
    Two phase flow
    submarine pipeline
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Experimental and numerical investigation of density current over macro-roughness

    Jiang, Y. & Liu, X., Feb 1 2018, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 18, 1, p. 97-116 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    density current
    roughness
    Macros
    Current density
    Surface roughness

    Finite release of debris flows around round and square piers

    Wang, Y., Liu, X., Yao, C., Li, Y., Liu, S. & Zhang, X., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 144, 12, 06018015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Piers
    pier
    Debris
    debris flow
    drag coefficient
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    LES-DEM simulations of sediment saltation in a rough-wall turbulent boundary layer

    Liu, D., Liu, X. & Fu, X., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hydraulic Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    saltation
    turbulent boundary layer
    digital elevation model
    Sediments
    Boundary layers
    Suspended sediments
    Sediment transport
    Turbulence models
    Reynolds number
    suspended sediment
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Subglacial Conduit Roughness: Insights From Computational Fluid Dynamics Models

    Chen, Y., Liu, X., Gulley, J. D. & Mankoff, K. D., Oct 28 2018, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 20, p. 11,206-11,218

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    glaciers
    computational fluid dynamics
    dynamic models
    flow resistance
    roughness
    2017
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    jams
    Porosity
    Hydrodynamics
    computational fluid dynamics
    dynamic models
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Large-eddy simulation of wave-breaking induced turbulent coherent structures and suspended sediment transport on a barred beach

    Zhou, Z., Hsu, T. J., Cox, D. & Liu, X., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 122, 1, p. 207-235 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sediment transport
    Suspended sediments
    beaches
    wave breaking
    Sediment transport
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Roughness of a subglacial conduit under Hansbreen, Svalbard

    Mankoff, K. D., Gulley, J. D., Tulaczyk, S. M., Covington, M. D., Liu, X., Chen, Y., Benn, D. I. & GŁowacki, P. S., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Glaciology. 63, 239, p. 423-435 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    roughness
    hydraulics
    parameterization
    rock
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Three Dimensional Computational Modeling of Flows through an Engineered Log Jam

    Lai, Y. G., Smith, D. L., Bandrowski, D. J., Liu, X. & Wu, K., Jan 1 2017, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2017: Hydraulics and Waterways and Water Distribution Systems Analysis - Selected Papers from the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2017. Van Weele, B. & Dunn, C. N. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 16-23 8 p. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2017: Hydraulics and Waterways and Water Distribution Systems Analysis - Selected Papers from the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2017).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    modeling
    river flow
    flow pattern
    watershed
    safety
    25 Citations (Scopus)

    Watershed-Scale Impacts from Surface Water Disposal of Oil and Gas Wastewater in Western Pennsylvania

    Burgos, W. D., Castillo-Meza, L., Tasker, T. L., Geeza, T. J., Drohan, P. J., Liu, X., Landis, J. D., Blotevogel, J., McLaughlin, M., Borch, T. & Warner, N. R., Aug 1 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 15, p. 8851-8860 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Watersheds
    Surface waters
    Waste disposal
    Waste treatment
    Sediments
    2016
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    3D computational modeling of stream flow resistance due to large woody debris

    Xu, Y. & Liu, X., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 2346-2353 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Stream flow
    woody debris
    Debris
    streamflow
    modeling
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Analytical Lagrangian model of sediment oxygen demand and reaeration flux coevolution in streams

    Waterman, D. M., Liu, X., Motta, D. & García, M. H., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 142, 7, 04016028.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    coevolution
    Analytical models
    Sediments
    Fluxes
    Dissolved oxygen
    Suspended sediments
    Sediment transport
    Advection
    diffusivity
    suspended sediment
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    three-dimensional flow
    flow modeling
    subsurface flow
    pavement
    Pavements

    Experiments and modeling of density instabilities driven by interface shear and their influence on removal of sediment from buoyant plumes

    Rouhnia, M., Strom, K. & Liu, X., 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 495-502 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Sedimentation
    Sediments
    plume
    settling velocity
    sediment
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Geomorphological significance of at-many-stations hydraulic geometry

    Shen, C., Wang, S. & Liu, X., Apr 28 2016, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 8, p. 3762-3770 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    hydraulics
    stations
    geometry
    exponents
    rating curve

    Jet erosion test apparatus: A 3D computational modeling appraisal

    Liu, X., Farthing, M. W. & Talepour, M., 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1360-1363 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Erosion
    Scour
    erosion
    Sediments
    scour

    LES-DEM coupled simulation of sediment particle saltating process in turbulent open channels

    Liu, D., Liu, X. & Fu, X., 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 116-121 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Sediment transport
    large eddy simulation
    Large eddy simulation
    bedload
    Sediments
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Quantification of the bed load effects on turbulent open-channel flows

    Liu, D., Liu, X., Fu, X. & Wang, G., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface. 121, 4, p. 767-789 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    open channel flow
    Open channel flow
    bedload
    Shear stress
    beds
    2015

    Computational modeling of the evolution of a submerged laminar round jet in shallow water

    Chen, K., Chen, Y., You, Y., Liu, X., Hu, T. & Li, W., Jan 1 2015, Proceedings of the 25th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE 2015. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 2015-January. p. 447-452 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Flow patterns
    Water
    2014
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    A new immersed boundary method for simulating free-surface flows around arbitrary objects

    Liu, X., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 141-146 6 p. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2014).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    flow around object
    free surface flow
    woody debris
    method
    hydraulic structure
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    Direct numerical simulation
    density current
    Current density
    boundary condition
    Boundary conditions
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    Suspended sediments
    Sediment transport
    Turbulence models
    Reynolds number
    suspended sediment
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Open-channel hydraulics: From then to now and beyond

    Liu, X., Jan 1 2014, Modern Water Resources Engineering. Humana Press Inc., p. 127-158 32 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    channel hydraulics
    flow modeling
    arid environment
    history
    momentum
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    Suspended sediments
    Sediment transport
    suspended sediment
    sediment transport
    eddy

    The effects of wave-breaking-induced turbulence on bottom stress and suspended sediment transport - A 3D numerical study

    Zhou, Z., Hsu, T. J., Ting, F. C. K. & Liu, X., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, ICCE 2014. Lynett, P. (ed.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), (Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference; vol. 2014-January).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Suspended sediments
    bottom stress
    wave breaking
    Sediment transport
    suspended sediment
    2013

    Analytical solutions for the suspended sediment transport in channel with arbitrary velocity and eddy viscosity distributions

    Nayamatullah, M. M. M. & Liu, X., 2013, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013: Showcasing the Future - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress. p. 1647-1656 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    suspended sediment
    sediment transport
    eddy
    boundary condition
    transform
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    A Three-Dimensional Water Quality Model of Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS)

    Sinha, S., Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 1 2013, In : Environmental Modeling and Assessment. 18, 5, p. 567-592 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    water quality
    hydrodynamics
    fluid dynamics
    pumping
    biochemical oxygen demand
    26 Citations (Scopus)

    Flow and bed shear stresses in scour protections around a pile in a current

    Nielsen, A. W., Liu, X., Sumer, B. M. & Fredsøe, J., Feb 1 2013, In : Coastal Engineering. 72, p. 20-38 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Scour
    Piles
    Shear stress
    Offshore wind farms
    Porous materials
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    Groundwater Flow
    Groundwater flow
    Unstructured Mesh
    Finite Volume
    Open Source
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    River meandering prediction: Case studies for four rivers in Texas

    Ashraf, F. U. & Liu, X., 2013, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013: Showcasing the Future - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress. p. 2009-2019 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    meander
    prediction
    river
    transportation infrastructure
    bank erosion
    2012
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Sediment mobility and bed armoring in the St Clair River: Insights from hydrodynamic modeling

    Liu, X., Parker, G., Czuba, J. A., Oberg, K., Mier, J. M., Best, J. L., Parsons, D. R., Ashmore, P., Krishnappan, B. G. & Garcia, M. H., Jul 1 2012, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 9, p. 957-970 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    hydrodynamics
    river
    lake level
    sediment
    lake
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    Three-dimensional hydrodynamic modeling of the Chicago River, Illinois

    Sinha, S., Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., May 22 2012, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 12, 5, p. 471-494 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hydrodynamics
    Rivers
    hydrodynamics
    river
    modeling
    2011
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Extension of Kleiser and Schumann's influence-matrix method for generalized velocity boundary conditions

    Liu, X., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 230, 22, p. 7911-7916 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    matrix methods
    Boundary conditions
    boundary conditions
    incompressibility
    Direct numerical simulation
    2010
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling of flow into the aerated grit chamber of the MWRD's north side water reclamation plant, Illinois

    Dutta, S., Catano, Y., Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 2 2010, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010: Challenges of Change - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010. p. 1239-1249 11 p. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010: Challenges of Change - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    computational fluid dynamics
    distribution system
    modeling
    water
    sediment
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling for the Design of Large Primary Settling Tanks

    Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 3 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 137, 3, p. 343-355 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Settling tanks
    computational fluid dynamics
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Wastewater reclamation
    modeling
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Junction and drop-shaft boundary conditions for modeling free-surface, pressurized, and mixed free-surface pressurized transient flows

    León, A. S., Liu, X., Ghidaoui, M. S., Schmidt, A. R. & García, M. H., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 136, 10, p. 705-715 11 p., 014010QHY.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    free surface flow
    transient flow
    shaft
    boundary condition
    Boundary conditions
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Numerical modeling of the St. Clair River and sediment mobility analysis

    Liu, X., Parker, G. & Garcia, M. H., Aug 2 2010, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010: Challenges of Change - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010. p. 1412-1420 9 p. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010: Challenges of Change - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    river
    sediment
    modeling
    lake
    erosion
    2009
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Boundary conditions for simulating complex storm-sewer systems in free surface, pressurized and mixed flow conditions

    León, A. S., Liu, X., Ghidaoui, M. S., Schmidt, A. R. & García, M. H., Oct 26 2009, Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. Vol. 342. p. 5557-5567 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    boundary condition
    computational fluid dynamics
    transient flow
    modeling
    pipe
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Two-dimensional BOD and DO water quality model for engineering applications: The case of bubbly creek in Chicago, Illinois

    Motta, D., Abad, J. D., Liu, X. & García, M. H., Oct 26 2009, Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. p. 3707-3721 15 p. (Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers; vol. 342).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    water quality
    engineering
    dissolved oxygen
    biochemical oxygen demand
    sediment
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Upstream intrusion effect of CSO event in Bubbly Creek, IL

    Liu, X., Sinha, S., Motta, D. & Garcia, M. H., Oct 26 2009, Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. p. 3589-3599 11 p. (Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers; vol. 342).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    river
    water quality
    fluid dynamics
    water
    tributary
    2008

    Discussion of "divergence form for bed slope source term in shallow water equations" by Alessandro Valiani and Lorenzo Begnudelli

    Liu, X. & García, M. H., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 134, 5, p. 678-679 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    shallow-water equation
    divergence
    Water
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Experimental and CFD modeling of a vortex flow restrictor

    León, A. S., Cataño-Lopera, Y. A., Liu, X., Schmidt, A. R. & García, M. H., Dec 1 2008, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008; vol. 316).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    vortex flow
    computational fluid dynamics
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Vortex flow
    modeling
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Numerical simulation of density current in Chicago river using environmental fluid dynamics code (EFDC)

    Liu, X. & Garcia, M. H., Dec 1 2008, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008; vol. 316).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    fluid dynamics
    Fluid dynamics
    density current
    Current density
    Rivers

    Optimal design of the Chicago Calumet Water Reclamation Plant (CCWRP) primary settling tanks with 3D numerical models

    Liu, X. & García, M. H., Dec 1 2008, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008; vol. 316).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Wastewater reclamation
    Settling tanks
    Numerical models
    Turbulent flow
    Plastics
    98 Citations (Scopus)

    Three-Dimensional numerical model with free water surface and mesh deformation for local sediment scour

    Liu, X. & García, M. H., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering. 134, 4, p. 203-217 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Scour
    scour
    Numerical models
    Sediments
    surface water