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Personal research website of Dr Valentin Heller

Kesseler, M., Heller, V., Turnbull, B. (2018). A laboratory-numerical approach for modelling scale effects in dry granular slides. Landslides (under review).

Heller, V. (2017). Two Replies to Discussions of „Self-similarity and Reynolds number invariance in Froude modelling“ by Ettema, R., and Sokoray-Varga, B., and Vladimir, N. Journal of Hydraulic Research (in press).

Heller, V. (2017). Self-similarity and Reynolds number invariance in Froude modelling. Journal of Hydraulic Research 55(3):293-309 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2016.1250832).

Heller, V., Bruggemann, M., Spinneken, J., and Rogers, B. (2016). Composite modelling of subaerial landslide-tsunamis in different water body geometries and novel insight into slide and wave kinematics. Coastal Engineering 109(3):20-41 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2015.12.004).

Heller, V., Spinneken, J. (2015). On the effect of the water body geometry on landslide-tsunamis: Physical insight from laboratory tests and 2D to 3D wave parameter transformation. Coastal Engineering 104(10):113-134 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2015.06.006).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2014). A universal parameter to predict landslide-tsunamis? Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 2(2):400-412 (http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jmse2020400).

Heller, V., Spinneken, J. (2013). Improved landslide-tsunami predictions: effects of block model parameters and slide model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean 118(3):1489-1507 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrc.20099).

Chaplin, J.R., Heller, V., Farley, F.J.M., Hearn, G.E., Rainey, R.C.T. (2012). Laboratory testing the Anaconda. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 370:403-424 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2011.0256).

Heller, V. (2012). Three Replies to Discussions of „Scale effects in physical hydraulic engineering models“ by Pfister, M., and Chanson, H.; Tafarojnoruz, A., and Gaudio; Echávez, G., R. Journal of Hydraulic Research 50(2):246; 248; 249-250.

Heller, V., Moalemi, M., Kinnear R.D., Adams, R.A. (2012). Geometrical effects on landslide-generated tsunamis. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering 138(4):286-298 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000130).

Watt, S.F.L., Talling, P.J., Vardy, M.E., Heller, V., Hühnerbach, V., Urlaub, M., Sarkar, S., Masson, D.G., Henstock, T.J., Minshull, T.A., Paulatto, M., Le Friant, A., Lebas, E., Berndt, C., Crutchley, G.J., Karstens, J., Stinton, A.J., Maeno, F. (2012). Combinations of volcanic-flank and seafloor-sediment failure offshore Montserrat, and their implications for tsunami generation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 319-320:228-240 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.032).

Heller, V. (2011). Scale effects in physical hydraulic engineering models. Journal of Hydraulic Research 49(3):293-306 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2011.578914).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2011). Wave types in landslide generated impulse waves. Ocean Engineering 38(4):630-640 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2010.12.010).

Fuchs, H., Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2010). Impulse wave run-over: experimental benchmark study for numerical modelling. Experiments in Fluids 49(5):985-1004 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-010-0836-x).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2010). Impulse product parameter in landslide generated impulse waves. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering 136(3):145-155 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000037).

Heller, V., Kinnear, R.D. (2010). Discussion of “Experimental investigation of impact generated tsunami; related to a potential rock slide, Western Norway” by Sælevik, G., Jensen, A., Pedersen, G. Coastal Engineering, 57(8):773-777 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2010.02.008).

Heller, V. (2009). Beschreibung turbulenter Strömungen. Wasser Energie Luft (4):328-336 (in German).

Heller, V., Pfister, M. (2009). Discussion of “Computing the trajectory of free jets” by Wahl, T.L., Frizell, K.H., Cohen, E.A. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 135(7):622-623.

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2008). Scale effects in subaerial landslide generated impulse waves. Experiments in Fluids 44(5):691-703 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-007-0427-7).

Steiner, R., Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2008). Deflector ski jump hydraulics. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 134(5):562-571 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2008)134:5(562)).

Heller, V. (2007). Massstabseffekte im hydraulischen Modell. Wasser Energie Luft 99(4):153-159 (in German).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2006). Two Replies to Discussions of „Ski jump hydraulics“ by Khatsuria, R.M., and Novak, P. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 132(10):1117.

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2005). Ski jump hydraulics. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 131(5):347-354 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2005)131:5(347)).

Heller, V., Unger, J., Hager, W.H. (2005). Tsunami Run-up – A hydraulic perspective. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 131(9):743-747 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2005)131:9(743)).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2004). Skisprung – Allgemeine Bemessungsansätze. Wasser Energie Luft (7/8):183-187 (in German).

 

Ruffini, G., Heller, V., Briganti, R. (2018). Numerical investigation of landslide-tsunami propagation in idealised water body geometries. 14th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference, Hull, 19th-21st March 2018 (submitted).

Ettema, R., Heller, V. (2017). Similitude. In: Handbook of Experimental Methods 1. Muste, M.V. (Ed.) IAHR, Madrid.

Heller, V. (2017). Scale effects in shallow water vortices. Extended abstract for 4th International Symposium of Shallow Flows. Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2017.

Heller, V. (2017). Tsunamis due to ice masses - Different calving mechanisms and linkage to landslide-tsunamis. Data storage report of HYDRALAB+ test campaign (online http://hydralab.eu/research--results/ta-projects/project/hydralab-plus/11/).

Kesseler, M., Heller, V., Turnbull, B. (2017). A laboratory-numerical approach for quantifying scale effects in dry granular slides. Abstract. Colloquium 588, Coupling Mechanisms and Multi-scaling in Granular-Fluid Flows, European Mechanics Society, Toulouse, France.

Kesseler, M., Heller, V., Turnbull, B. (2017). Modelling dry granular slides using LIGGGHTS-DEM. Extended Abstract. High Performance Computer Conference 2017, University of Nottingham, UK.

Muste, M., Aberle, J., Admiraal, D., Uijttewaal, W.S.J., Heller, V., Ruether, N., Zare, S.G.A., Rennie, C., Chang, K.A., Sokolofsky, S., Garcia, C.M. (2017). Experiment Execution. In: Handbook of Experimental Methods 1. Muste, M.V. (Ed.) IAHR, Madrid.

Heller, V. ed. (2016). Tsunami science and engineering. Printed Edition of the Special Issue Published in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, MDPI, Basel (http://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/209).

Heller, V. (2015). A laboratory-DualSPHysics modelling approach to support landslide-tsunami hazard assessment. Extended abstract for 1st DualSPHysics workshop, Manchester, UK.

Heller, V. (2015). Composite modelling of the effect of the water body geometry on landslide-tsunamis. Proc. 36th IAHR Congress, The Hague, IAHR, Madrid.

Heller, V., Rogers, B. (2015). Subaerial landslide-tsunami generation with a rigid slide in a channel (2D) and basin (3D). SPH benchmark test case 11, online publication, SPH European Research Interest Community SPHERIC website (online http://spheric-sph.org/validation-tests).

Heller, V. (2012). Development of wave devices from initial conception to commercial demonstration. Sayigh, A. (Ed.) Comprehensive Renewable Energy, Vol. 8, 79-110, Elsevier, Oxford (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-087872-0.00804-0).

Heller, V., Spinneken, J. (2012). Optimising landslide-tsunami prediction based on physical model tests, Proc. 2nd European conference of IAHR, paper B22, Munich, IAHR, Madrid.

Spinneken, J., Heller, V., Kramer, S.C., Piggott, M.D, Viré, A. (2012). Assessment of an advanced finite element tool for the simulation of fully-nonlinear gravity water waves, Proc. 22nd International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference ISOPE, Rhodes, Greece.

Heller, V., Chaplin, J.R. (2011). Dynamic mechanical analysis of rubber used in Anaconda testing, Proc. 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, paper 373, 5. - 9. September 2011, Southampton.

Chaplin, J.R., Farley, F.J.M., Hearn, G.E., Heller, V., Mendes, A. (2010). Hydrodynamic performance of the Anaconda wavepower device. Proceeding of the HYDRALAB III joint transnational access user meeting, 73-76, J., Grüne, Breteler, M.K., eds. Coastal Research Centre of University Hanover and Technical University Braunschweig, Hanover.

Heller, V. (2010). Leading wave power devices. Internal report, Energy and Climate Change Division, University of Southampton, Southampton.

Heller, V., Chaplin, J.R., Farley, F.J.M., Hann, M.R., Hearn, G.E. (2010). Physical model tests of the wave energy converter Anaconda. 1st European conference of IAHR, Edinburgh, Paper MREc: 1-6, IAHR, Madrid.

McCombes, T., Johnstone, C., Holmes, B., Myers, L.E., Bahaj, A.S., Heller, V., Kofoed, J.P., Finn, J., Bittencourt, C. (2010). Assessment of current practice for tank testing of small marine energy devices. D3.3 of Equitable testing and evaluation of marine energy extraction devices in terms of performance, cost and environmental impact (EquiMar). FP7 of EC, Brussels.

Myers, L.E., Bahaj, A.S., Heller, V., Retzler, C., Dhedin, J.-F., Ricci, P., Duperray, O., Mendia, J.L. (2010). Site matching and interaction effects. D5.4 of Equitable testing and evaluation of marine energy extraction devices in terms of performance, cost and environmental impact (EquiMar). FP7 of EC, Brussels.

Heller, V. (2009). Landslide generated impulse waves - Experimental results, Proc. 31st International Conference on Coastal Engineering, 30. August - 5. September 2008, Hamburg 2:1313-1325 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789814277426_0109).

Heller, V. (2009). Subaerial landslide generated impulse waves in a wave channel. SPH benchmark test case 7, online publication, SPH European Research Interest Community SPHERIC website (online http://spheric-sph.org/validation-tests).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2009). Landslide generated impulse waves in reservoirs - Basics and computation. VAW Mitteilung 211, Boes, R. ed. ETH Zurich, Zurich (translation of VAW Mitteilung 206 (http://www.vaw.ethz.ch/en/the-institute/vaw-reports/2000-2009.html).

Heller, V. (2008). Landslide generated impulse waves - Prediction of near field characteristics. VAW Mitteilung 204, Minor, H.-E. ed. ETH Zurich, Zurich (http://www.vaw.ethz.ch/en/the-institute/vaw-reports/2000-2009.html).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2008). Rutscherzeugte Impulswellen in Stauseen - Grundlagen und Berechnung. VAW Mitteilung 206, Minor, H.-E. ed. ETH Zurich, Zurich (http://www.vaw.ethz.ch/en/the-institute/vaw-reports/2000-2009.html).

Heller, V., Steiner, R. (2008). Skisprung - Eine alternative Deflektorgeometrie. Proc. Internationales Symposium Neue Anforderungen an den Wasserbau, VAW Mitteilung 207, 83-95, Minor, H.-E. ed. ETH Zurich, Zurich.

Heller, V. (2007). Landslide generated impulse waves - Prediction of near field characteristics. PhD Thesis 17531, ETH Zurich, Zurich (http://e-collection.ethbib.ethz.ch/view/eth:30012).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2007). Bemessungskriterien für rutscherzeugte Impulswellen in Stauseen. VAW intermediate report 4257-I, Minor, H.-E. ed. ETH Zurich, Zurich (unpublished, in German).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2007). Hydraulics of ski jumps. Proc. 32nd IAHR Congress, Venice, Paper 377: 1-10, IAHR, Madrid.

Heller, V. (2006). Strahlwurfweite von Skisprüngen. Proc. 8. JuWi-Treffen, Beiträge zum Treffen junger Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler an Wasserbauinstituten, 2. - 4. August, Universität Karlsruhe:7-12 (in German).

Heller, V., Hager, W.H., Minor, H.-E. (2006). Rutscherzeugte Impulswellen in Stauhaltungen, Proc. Wasserbausymposium Stauhaltungen und Speicher - Von der Tradition zur Moderne, 27. - 30. September, Schriftenreihe zur Wasserwirtschaft, TU Graz 46(1):67-81 (in German).

Heller, V. (2005). Impulswellen. Proc. 7. JuWi-Treffen, Beiträge zum Treffen junger Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler an Wasserbauinstituten, 3. - 5. August, Schriftenreihe zur Wasserwirtschaft, TU Graz 43:55-60 (in German).

Hager, W.H., Heller, V. (2005). Impulswellen im Labor und in der Natur. Mitteilung 190 der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, Ed. H.-E. Minor:213-224 (in German).

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