The paper describes two studies of hydraulic interactions between human structures and surrounding environments. The impacts of highway embankment and the possible harm to a nuclear power plant are investigated through suitable mathematical modeling of flood generation and routing processes.
Flood problems involving public structures: two case studies / U. Maione; P. Mignosa; M.G. Tanda; P. Valcher. - In: EXCERPTA OF THE ITALIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING. - ISSN 0394-526X. - 2(1987), pp. 97-107.