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References for CORMIX


CORMIX User Manual

  1. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "CORMIX User Manual: A Hydrodynamic Mixing Zone Model and Decision Support System for Pollutant Discharges into Surface Waters", EPA-823-K-07-001, Dec. 2007.
    Available for download at http://www.mixzon.com/downloads/

General Description

  1. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "Expert Systems for Hydrodynamic Mixing Zone Analysis of Conventional and Toxic Single Port Discharges (CORMIX1)", Technical Report EPA/600/3-90/012, U.S. EPA Environmental Research Laboratory, Athens, GA 1990.
  2. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "Expert Systems for Design and Mixing Zone Analysis of Aqueous Pollutant Discharges", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 117, No. 6, 679-697, 1991.
  3. Jirka, G.H., Doneker, R.L. and T.O. Barnwell, "CORMIX: A Comprehensive Expert System for Mixing Zone Analysis of Aqueous Pollutant Discharges", Water Science and Technology, 24, No. 6, 267-274, 1991.
  4. Jirka, G.H., "Use of Mixing Zone Models in Estuarine Waste Load Allocations", Part IV of "Technical Support Document for Performing Waste Load Allocations, Book III: Estuaries", R.B. Ambrose and J.L. Martin, Eds., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Tech. Rep., Environmental Research Laboratory, Athens, GA, 1992.
  5. Akar, P.J. and G.H. Jirka, "Buoyant Spreading Processes in Pollutant Transport and Mixing. Part I: Lateral Spreading in Strong Ambient Current", J. of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 32, pp. 815-831, 1994.
  6. Akar, P.J. and G.H. Jirka, "Buoyant Spreading Processes in Pollutant Transport and Mixing: Part 2: Upstream Spreading in Weak Ambient Current Advection", J. Hydraulic Research, Vol. 33, pp. 87-100, 1995.
  7. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "D-CORMIX Continuous Dredge Disposal Mixing Zone Water Quality Model Laboratory and Field Validation Study", OGI Technical Report, 1997.
    Available for download at http://www.mixzon.com/downloads/
  8. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "Discussion of "Mixing in Inclined Dense Jets", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol.125, No.3, Mar. 1999.
  9. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "The CORMIX-GI system for Mixing Zone Prediction, Regulatory Analysis, and Outfall Design", Marine Waste Water Disposal 2000 Conference, Genova Italy, Nov/Dec 2000.
  10. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "CORMIX-GI Systems for Mixing Zone Analysis of Brine Wastewater Disposal", Desalination, 139, 2001.
  11. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "CORMIX-GI Rule-based Systems for Mixing Zone Analysis in Virtual Reality", 3rd International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Tempe, AZ, Dec. 2001.
  12. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "Schematization in Regulatory Mixing Zone Analysis", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Vol. 128, No.1, Jan/Feb 2002.
  13. Jirka, G.H. and R.L. Doneker, "Discussion of 'Field Observations of Ipanema Beach Outfall' ", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 128, No. 2, Feb. 2002.
  14. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "Discussion of 'Sensitivity Analysis and Comparative Performance of Outfalls with Single Buoyant Plumes' ", Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 10, Oct. 2004.

Technical Scientific Background (CORMIX1):

  1. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "Expert System for Hydrodynamic Mixing Zone Analysis of Conventional and Toxic Submerged Single Port Discharges (CORMIX1)", Technical Report EPA/600/3-90/012, 1990
    Available for download at http://www.mixzon.com/downloads/
  2. Jirka, G.H. and R.L. Doneker, "Hydrodynamic Classification of Submerged Single Port Discharges", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 117, No.9, 1095-1112, 1991.

Technical Scientific Background (CORMIX2):

  1. Akar, P.J. and G.H. Jirka, "CORMIX2: An Expert System for Hydrodynamic Mixing Zone Analysis of Conventional and Toxic Submerged Multiport Diffuser Discharges", Technical Report EPA/600/3-91/073, U.S. Environmental Research Laboratory, Athens, Georgia, 1991.
    Available for download at http://www.mixzon.com/downloads/
  2. Jirka, G.H. and P.J. Akar, "Hydrodynamic Classification of Submerged Multiport Diffusers Discharges", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 117, No.9, 1113-1128, 1991.
  3. M.M. Mendez-Diaz and G.H. Jirka, "Buoyant Plumes from Multiport Diffusers in Deep Water", J. Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 122, No.8, 1996.

Technical Scientific Background (CORMIX3):

  1. Jirka, G.H., E.E. Adams, and K.D. Stolzenbach, "Buoyant Surface Jets," Journ. Hyd. Div., ASCE, Vol. 107, No. HY11, pp. 1467-1487, (1981).
  2. Jones, G.R. and G.H. Jirka, "CORMIX3: An Expert System for the Analysis and Prediction of Buoyant Surface Discharges", Tech. Rep., DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, Cornell University, 1991, (also to be published by U.S. EPA, Environmental Research Lab, Athens, Georgia, 1993).
    Available for download at http://www.mixzon.com/downloads/
  3. Jones, G.R., Nash, J.D., Doneker, R.L., and G.H. Jirka, "Surface Discharges into Water Bodies. I: Flow Classification and Prediction Methodology", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Sept. 2007.
  4. Jirka, G.H. "Buoyant Surface Discharges into Water Bodies. II: Jet Integral Model", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 9, pp. 1021-1036, Sept. 2007.

Tidal Applications

  1. Nash, J.D., "Buoyant Discharges into Reversing Ambient Currents", MS Thesis, DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 1995.
    Abridged version (Tidal Applications Report) available for download at http://www.mixzon.com/downloads/
  2. J.N. Nash and G.H. Jirka, "Buoyant Surface Discharges into Unsteady Tidal Flows", Dynamics of Atmosphere and Oceans, 1996.
  3. J.D. Nash and G.H. Jirka, "Buoyant Surface Discharges: III: Analysis of Tidal Reversing Ambient Conditions", submitted to J. Hydraulic Engineering, 1996.

CorJet Near-Field Integral Model

  1. G.H. Jirka and H.L.M Fong, "Vortex Dynamics and Bifurcation of Buoyant Jets in Crossflow", J. Engineering Mechanics Division, ASCE, Vol.107, pp. 479-499, 1981.
  2. G.H. Jirka, "Five Asymptotic Regimes of a Round Buoyant Jet in Stratified Crossflow, 28th IAHR Biennial Congress, Graz (Austria), 23-27 Aug 1999.
  3. Jirka, G.H., "Integral Model for Turbulent Buoyant Jets in Unbounded Stratified Flows Part 1: Single Round Jet", Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 4: 1-56. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.
  4. Jirka, G.H., "Integral Model for Turbulent Buoyant Jets in Unbounded Stratified Flows Part 2: Plane Jet Dynamics Resulting from Multiport Diffuser Jets", Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 6, Num. 1, Feb.2006, pp: 43 - 100, Springer.

D-CORMIX Model

  1. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "D-CORMIX: A Decision Support System for Hydrodynamic Mixing zone Analysis of Continuous Dredge Disposal Sediment Plumes", Proc. Of the 25th Annual Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Jun. 1998.
  2. Doneker, R.L., Nash, J.D., and G.H. Jirka, "Pollutant Transport and Mixing Zone Simulation of Sediment Density Currents", ASCE, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 4, pp. 349-359, Apr. 2004.

CorHyd - Internal Diffuser Hydraulics Design

  1. Bleninger T., Perez L.M., Milli H., Jirka G.H., "Internal hydraulic design of a long diffuser in shallow water: Buenos Aires sewage disposal in Rio de la Plata estuary", Proc. XXXI International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research Congress, 11.-16.09.2005, Byong-Ho Jun (Ed.), Seoul, South Korea
  2. Bleninger T., Lipari G., Jirka G.H, "Design and optimization program for internal diffuser hydraulics", Proc. Int. Conf. Marine Waster Water Discharges 2002, Istanbul, Turkey, 16.-20.Sep. 2002

CorTime - Times Series/Far-Field Model Link

  1. Bleninger, T., "Coupled 3D hydrodynamic models for submarine outfalls: Environmental hydraulic design and control of multiport diffuser", University of Karlsruhe, Institute for Hydromechanics, 1997.
  2. Morelissen, R., Kaaij, T.van der, Bleninger, T., "Waste Water Discharge Modelling With Dynamically Coupled Near Field and Far Field Models", International Symposium on Outfall Systems, May 15-18, 2011, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
  3. Morelissen, R., Kaaij, T.van der, Bleninger, T., "Dynamic Coupling Of Near field And Far field Models For Simulating Outfalls", IDA World Congress 2011, Perth, Western Australia IDA WC/PER11-014
  4. Morelissen, R., Vlijm, R., Hwang, I., Doneker, R.L., Ramachandran, A.S., "Hydrodynamic modelling of large-scale cooling water outfalls with a dynamically coupled near field – far field modelling system", Proceedings of of the International Conference on Desalination, Environment and Marine Outfall Systems (ICDEMOS), 2014, Mucat, Oman
  5. Passos G.J.S., Bleninger, T., "CORMIX Model Application In Time Series For Diffferent Scenarios Of Effluent Types and Discharge Configurations", E-proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress, 28 June – 3 July, 2015, The Hague, The Netherlands
  6. Morelissen, R., Vlijm, R., Hwang, I., Doneker, R.L., Ramachandran, A.S., "Hydrodynamic modelling of large-scale cooling water outfalls with a dynamically coupled near-field–far-field modelling system", Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research, 2015
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23249676.2015.1099480

Other CORMIX/Mixing Zone References

  1. Jirka, G.H., Doneker, R.L., and T.O. Barnwell, "CORMIX: An Expert System for Mixing Zone Analysis," Proceeding of the WATERMATIX'91 Conference on Systems Analysis in Water Quality Management, Durham, New Hampshire, June 1991.
  2. Doneker, R.L. and G.H.Jirka,"CORMIX1: Advantages of and Expert System for Mixing Zone Analysis of Conventional and Toxic Discharges", Proceedings of the Twentieth Mid-Atlantic Industrial Waste Conference, Hazardous Materials Control Research Institute, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1988.
  3. Jirka, G.H. and R.L. Doneker, "Expert System for Mixing Zone Analysis of Aqueous Discharges (CORMIX1): Further Developments," Proceedings, National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1998.
  4. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "The CORMIX-GI system for Mixing Zone Prediction, Regulatory Analysis, and Outfall Design", Marine Waste Water Disposal 2000 Conference, Genova Italy, Nov/Dec 2000.
  5. Doneker, R.L. and G.H. Jirka, "CORMIX-GI Rule-based Systems for Mixing Zone Analysis in Virtual Reality", 3rd International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Tempe, AZ, Dec. 2001.
  6. Doneker, R.L. and C. Wu, "Methodologies for CORMIX Mixing Zone Model Validation of Surface Thermal Discharges in Large Rivers", PSU-CEE Technical Report #03-09-01, prepared for John Dunn, USEPA Region 7, Contract No: 1K-3230-NAEX, 167 pp., Sept. 2003.
  7. Doneker, R.L. "Systems Development for Environmental Impact Assessment of Concentrate Disposal: CorVue and CorSpy Interactive Visualization Tools for CORMIX Mixing Zone Analysis", PSU-CEE Technical Report #03-04-01 USBR Agreement No. 01-FC-81-0785, 27 pp., Jul. 2003.
    Also available as Report #98 at http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/water/publications/reports.html
  8. Doneker, R.L., "Systems Development for Environmental Impact Assessment of Concentrate Disposal- Development of Density Current Simulation Models, Rule Base, and Graphical User Interface", DWPR Report No. 132, US Bureau of Reclamation, Denver CO, Aug. 2006.
  9. Doneker, R.L. "Quality Assurance Benchmarks for Turbulent Buoyant Jet Modeling" MWWD 2006, Antalya, Turkey. Nov. 6-10, 2006.
  10. Bleninger, T. and G.H. Jirka, "First Steps in Modeling and Design of Coastal Brine Discharges", International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly, International Desalination Association, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp.48-55. Aug/Sep 2007.
  11. Doneker, R.L. and T. Sanders, "Balloon Remote Sensing Platform For Site Scale Water Quality Management Of Mixing Zones", Fifth International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Tempe AZ, Dec. 4-7, 2007.
  12. Jirka, G.H. "Improved Discharge Configurations for Brine Effluents from Desalination Plants", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 1, pp. 116-129, Jan. 2008.
  13. Riaan van der Merwe, Tobias Bleninger, Daniel Acevedo-Feliz, Sabine Lattemann & Gary Amy (2014): "Combining autonomous underwater vehicle missions with velocity and salinity measurements for the evaluation of a submerged offshore SWRO concentrate discharge", Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research, DOI: 10.1080/23249676.2014.980443