Laboratoire d'Hydraulique Environnementale LHE

Prof. Christophe ANCEY

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Mon parcours

Je suis docteur-ingénieur diplômé de l'Ecole Centrale de Paris et de l'Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble. Ingénieur hydraulicien de formation, j'ai réalisé ma thèse sous la direction de Pierre Evesque (co-supervision de Philippe Coussot) de 1994 à 1997 ; mon sujet a porté sur la rhéologie des écoulements granulaires en cisaillement simple. J'ai été recruté en 1998 comme chargé de recherche (rhéologie) au Cemagref au sein de l'équipe « protection contre les érosions » dirigé par Jean-Pierre Feuvrier, devenu depuis le laboratoire « Erosion Torrentielle, Neige et Avalanches ». En parallèle, j'ai créé avec Claude Charlier une structure de conseil et d'assistance à maîtrise d'ouvrage pour l'ingénierie Toraval (protections contre les avalanches et les crues torrentielles), qui est devenu le principal acteur du domaine en France.



 

Mon statut actuel

Depuis 2004, je suis professeur de mécanique des fluides à l'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne et je dirige le Laboratoire d'Hydraulique Environnementale. Je suis éditeur associé de Water Resources Research, une des revues clés en hydraulique. Je suis membre de la Society of Rheology, de l'American Geophysical Union. De 2000 à 2013, j'ai été membre du comité éditorial de la revue « Neige et avalanches » publiée par l'Association nationale d'étude de la neige et des avalanches. Je suis relecteur principalement pour l'American Physical Society, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, l'American Geophysical Union, et Journal of Rheology. Je suis éditeur associé pour Water Resources Research et Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface


 

Publications dans des revues scientifiques

  1. C. Ancey and B. M. Bates,Stokes third problem for Herschel-Bulkley fluids, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 243 (2017) 27-37.
  2. B. M. Bates and C. Ancey, The dambreak problem for eroding viscoplastic fluids, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 243 (2017) 64-78.
  3. G. Zitti, C. Ancey, M. Postachini, and M. Brocchini Impulse waves generated by snow avalanches: Momentum and energy transfer to the water body, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 121 (2016) 2399-2423.
  4. J. Heyman, P. Bohórquez and C. Ancey, Entrainment, motion, and deposition of coarse particles transported by water over a sloping mobile bed, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 121 (2016) 1931-1952
  5. B. Dhont, G. Rousseau and C. Ancey, Continuous monitoring of bedload transport in a laboratory flume using an impact sensor, in press in Journal of Hydraulic Engineering
  6. P. Gajjar, K. van der Vaart, A. Thornton, C. Johnson, C. Ancey, and J.M.N.T. Gray Asymmetric breaking size-segregation waves in dense granular free-surface flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 794 (2016) 460-505
  7. P. Bohórquez and C. Ancey Particle diffusion in non-equilibrium bedload transport simulations, Applied Mathematical Modelling 40 (2016) 7474-7492.
  8. B. Bates, N. Andreini, C. Ancey Basal entrainment by Newtonian gravity-driven flows, Physics of Fluids 28 (2016) 053101.
  9. C. Ancey, P. Bohórquez, and J. Heyman, Stochastic interpretation of the advection diffusion equation and its relevance to bed load transport, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 120, 2529-2551, 2015.
  10. J.M.N.T. Gray and C. Ancey Particle size and density segregation in granular free-surface flows, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 779, 622-668.
  11. P. Bohórquez and C. Ancey Stochastic-deterministic modeling of bed load transport in shallow water flow over erodible slope: linear stability analysis and numerical simulation, Advances in Water Resources 83 (2015) 36–54.
  12. K. van der Vaart, P. Gajjar, G. Epely-Chauvin, N. Andreini, J.M.N.T. Gray, et C. Ancey An underlying asymmetry within particle-size segregation, Physical Review Letters, 114, 238001, 2015.
  13. Christophe Ancey et Vincent Bain, Dynamics of snow gliding and glide avalanches, Reviews of Geophysics 53( supplément électronique)
  14. H.B. Ma, J. Heyman, X. Fu, F. Mettra, C. Ancey and G. Parker, Bedload transport over a broad range of time scales: determination of three regimes of fluctuations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 119, 2653-2673, 2015.
  15. J. Heyman, F. Mettra, H.B. Ma, C. Ancey, Spatial correlations in bed load transport: Evidence, importance, and modeling, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 119, 2014, 1751-1767.
  16. C. Ancey and J. Heyman, "A microstructural approach to bed load transport: mean behaviour and fluctuations of particle transport rates," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 744, 129-168, 2014.Version pdf.
  17. B. M. Bates, C. Ancey, and J. Busson, "Visualization of the internal flow properties and the material exchange interface in an entraining viscous Newtonian gravity current," Environmental Fluid Mechanics 14, 501-518, 2014 Version pdf.
  18. J. Heyman, F. Mettra, H.B. Ma, and C. Ancey, "Statistics of bedload transport over steep slopes: Separation of time scales and collective motion," Geophysical Research Letters , 40, 128-133, 2013.Version pdf.
  19. C. Ancey, N. Andreini, and G. Epely-Chauvin "The dam-break problem for concentrated suspensions of neutrally buoyant particles," Journal of Fluid Mechanics , 724, 95-122, 2013.Version pdf.
  20. N. Andreini, C. Ancey, and G. Epely-Chauvin, "Ancey, C., N. Andreini, and Epely-Chauvin, Granular suspensions. II. Plastic behavior," Physics of Fluids , 25, 033301, 2013.Version pdf.
  21. C. Ancey, N. Andreini, and G. Epely-Chauvin "Granular suspension avalanches down inclined flume. I. Macro-viscous behavior," Physics of Fluids , 25, 033302, 2013.Version pdf.
  22. C. Ancey, N. Andreini, and G. Epely-Chauvin, "Viscoplastic dambreak waves: review of simple computational approaches and comparison with experiments," Advances in Water Resources 48 (2012) 79-91.Version pdf.
  23. N. Andreini, G. Epely-Chauvin, and C. Ancey, "Internal dynamics of Newtonian and viscoplastic fluid avalanches down a sloping bed" Physics of Fluids 24 (2012) 053101.Version pdf.
  24. C. Ancey, "Are extreme avalanches `dragon-kings' (or genuine outliers)?," European Physical Journal Special Topics 205 (2012) 117-129.Version pdf.
  25. J.M.N.T. Gray and C. Ancey, "Multi-component particle size segregation in shallow granular avalanches," Journal of Fluid Mechanics 678 (2011) 535-588.Version pdf.
  26. S. Wiederseiner, N. Andreini, G. Epely-Chauvin, M. Monnereau, G. Moser, J.M.N.T. Gray, & C. Ancey, "Experimental investigation into segregating granular flows down chutes", Physics of Fluids 23 (2011) 013301.Version pdf.
  27. S. Wiederseiner, N. Andreini, G. Epely-Chauvin & C. Ancey: "Refractive index matching in concentrated particle suspensions: A review", Experiments in Fluids 50 (2011) 1183.Version pdf.
  28. V. Hergault, P. Frey, F. Métivier, C. Barat, C. Ducottet, T. Böhm, & C. Ancey, "Particle tracking velocimetry for the study of bedload transport of two-size mixtures of spherical particles in a supercritical flow," Experiments in Fluids 49 (2010) 1095-1107.Version pdf.
  29. C. Ancey, "Stochastic modelling in sediment dynamics: the Exner equation for planar-bed incipient-bedload-transport conditions," Journal of Geophysical Research 115 (2010) F00A11.Version pdf.
  30. J.M.N.T. Gray and C. Ancey, "Particle size-segregation, recirculation, and deposition at coarse particle rich flow fronts," Journal of Fluid Mechanics 629 (2009) 387-423.Version pdf.
  31. C. Ancey, S. Cochard, & M. Andreini, "Dam-break problem for viscous fluids in the high-capillary-number limit," Journal of Fluid Mechanics 624 (2009) 1-22.Version pdf.
  32. S. Cochard & C. Ancey, "Experimental investigation of the spreading of viscoplastic fluids on inclined planes," Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 158 (2009) 73-84.Version pdf.
  33. C. Ancey & S. Cochard, "The dam-break problem for Herschel-Bulkley viscoplastic fluids down steep flumes," Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 158 (2009) 18-35.Version pdf.
  34. J. Fang, A. Parriaux, M. Rentschler, and C. Ancey, "Enhancing SPH for incompressible viscous flows using a corrected particle approximation within an energy-based framework," Applied Numerical Mathematics 59 (2009) 251-271. Version pdf..
  35. C. Ancey, R. M. Iverson, M. Rentschler, and R. P. Denlinger, "An exact solution for ideal dam-break floods on steep slopes," Water Resources Research 44 (2008) W01430. Version pdf.
  36. C. Ancey, A. Davison, T. Böhm, M. Jodeau, and P. Frey, "Entrainment and motion of coarse particles in a shallow water stream down a steep slope," Journal of Fluid Mechanics 595 (2008) 83-114.Version pdf.
  37. S. Cochard and C. Ancey, "Tracking the free surface of time-dependent flows: Image processing for the dam-break problem," Experiments in Fluids 44 (2008) 59-71.Version pdf.
  38. C. Ancey, "Plasticity and geophysical flows: A review," Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 142 (2007) 4-35.Version pdf.
  39. B. Turnbull, J. McElwaine, and C. Ancey: "The Kulikovskiy-Sveshnikova-Beghin Model of Powder Snow Avalanches: Development and Application," Journal of Geophysical Research 112 (2007) F01004.Version pdf.
  40. C. Ancey, S. Cochard, M. Rentschler, and S. Wiederseiner, "Existence and features of similarity solutions for non-Boussinesq gravity currents," Physica D 226 (2007) 32-54.Version pdf.
  41. C. Ancey, T. Böhm, M. Jodeau, and P. Frey, "Statistical description of sediment transport experiments," Physical Review E 74 (2006) 011302.Version pdf.
  42. C. Ancey, S. Cochard, M. Rentschler, and S. Wiederseiner, "Front dynamics of supercritical non-Boussinesq gravity currents," Water Resources Research 42 (2006) W08424.Version pdf.
  43. T. Böhm, C. Duccotet, C. Ancey, P. Frey and J.-L. Reboud, "Two-dimensional motion of a set of particles in a free surface flow with image processing," Experiments in Fluids 41 (2006) 1-11.Version pdf.
  44. A. Remaître, J.-P. Malet, O. Maquaire, C. Ancey and J. Locat, "Flow behaviour and runout modelling of a complex debris flow in a clay-shale basin," Earth Surface Processes and Landforms , 30 (2005) 479-488.Version pdf.
  45. C. Ancey: "Solving the Couette inverse problem by using a wavelet-vaguelette decomposition," Journal of Rheology 49 (2005) 441-460.Version pdf.
  46. C. Ancey: "Monte Carlo calibration of avalanches as a Coulomb fluid," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 363 (2005) 1529-1550.Version pdf.
  47. M. Meunier and C. Ancey: "Looking towards the use of a conceptual approach to predetermining high-return-period avalanche run-out distances," Journal of Glaciology 50 (2004) 268-278.Version pdf.
  48. T. Böhm, C. Ancey, P. Frey, and J.-L. Reboud: "Influence of the bed arrangement on the particle transport in turbulent streams," Physical Review E 69 (2004) 061307.Version pdf.
  49. C. Ancey and M. Meunier: "Computing extreme avalanches," Cold Regions Sciences and Technology 39 (2004) 161-180.Version pdf.
  50. M. Meunier and C. Ancey: "Fitting avalanche-dynamics models avalanche-dynamics models with documented events from the Col du Lautaret site (France) using the conceptual approach," Cold Regions Sciences and Technology (2004) 39 (2004) 55-66.Version pdf.
  51. C. Ancey and M. Meunier: "Estimation of bulk rheological properties of flowing avalanches from field data," Journal of Geophysical Researc h 109 F01004 (2004).Version pdf.
  52. C. Ancey: "Powder-snow avalanches: approximation as non-Boussinesq clouds with a Richardson-number-dependent entrainment function," Journal of Geophysical Research 109 F01004 (2004).Version pdf.
  53. C. Ancey, M. Meunier, and D. Richard: "The inverse problem in avalanche-dynamics models," Water Resources Research 39 (2003) WR001749.Version pdf.
  54. C. Ancey, F. Bigillon, P. Frey, and J. Lanier: "Rolling motion of a single bead in a rapid shallow water stream down a steep channel," Physical Review E 67 (2003) 011303.Version pdf.
  55. C. Ancey, F. Bigillon, P. Frey, and J. Lanier: "Saltating motion of a bead in a rapid water stream," Physical Review E 66 (2002) 036306.Version pdf.
  56. M. Rastello, C. Ancey, F. Ousset, R. Magnard, E.J. Hopfinger: "An experimental study of particle-driven gravity currents on steep slopes with entrainment of particles," Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 2 (2002) 181-185.Version pdf.
  57. C. Ancey: "Dry granular flow down an inclined channel: Experimental investigations on the frictional-collisional regime," Physical Review E 65 (2001) 11304.Version pdf.
  58. C. Ancey: "Role of lubricated contacts in concentrated polydisperse suspensions," Journal of Rheology 45 (2001) 1421-1439.Version pdf.
  59. C. Ancey and H. Jorrot: "Yield stress for particle suspensions within a clay dispersion," Journal of Rheology 45 (2001) 297-319.Version pdf.
  60. C. Ancey and P. Evesque: "The frictional-collisional regime for granular suspension flows down an inclined channel," Physical Review E 62 (2000) 8349-8360.Version pdf.
  61. C. Ancey, P. Coussot and P. Evesque: "A theoretical framework for granular suspensions in a simple shear flow," Journal of Rheology 43 (1999) 1673-1699.Version pdf.
  62. C. Ancey and P. Coussot: "Transition frictionnelle/ visqueuse pour une suspension granulaire," Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences 327 II B (1999) 515-522. The paper is in French, but includes a long abstract in English.Version pdf.
  63. P. Coussot and C. Ancey: "Rheophysical classification of concentrated suspensions and granular pastes," Physical Review E 59 (1999) 4445-4457.Version pdf.
  64. C. Ancey, P. Evesque and P. Coussot: "Motion of a single bead on a bead row: Theoretical investigations," Journal de Physique I 6 (1996) 725-751.Version pdf.
  65. C. Ancey, P. Coussot, P. Evesque: "Examination of the possibility of a fluid-mechanics treatment for dense granular flows," Mechanics of Cohesive-Frictional Materials 1 (1996) 385-403.Version pdf.
  66. P. Coussot, S. Proust, C. Ancey: "Rheological and structural interpretation of mud, slurry and debris flow deposits," Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 66 (1996) 55-70.Version pdf.

Livres et chapitres de livre

  1. Ancey, C., Snow Avalanches, in Natural Hazard Science, edited by S.L. Cutter, DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.013.17, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2016.
  2. C. Ancey, Dynamique des Avalanches (Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes, Lausanne, 2006). Lien vers les PPUR
  3. M. Meunier, C. Ancey, et D. Richard, L'approche conceptuelle pour l'étude des avalanches, (Cemagref Editions, Antony, 2004).
  4. M. Meunier, C. Ancey, and D. Richard Conceptual Approach to the Study of Snow Avalanches, (Cemagref Editions, Antony, 2004).
  5. C. Ancey (coord.), Guide Neige et Avalanches, 2ème edition (Edisud, Aix-en-Provence, 1998) 320 p. [1st edition, 1996]. Livre en libre téléchargement : lien vers le livre
  6. P. Coussot et C. Ancey, Rhéophysique des pâtes et des suspensions, (EDP Sciences, Les Ulis, 1999). 266 p.
  7. C. Ancey (coord.), Actes du séminaire de rhéologie. Paris 19-20 mai 1998, (Cemagref éditions, Antony, 1998) 247 p.
 

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Domaine d'expertise du LHE

  • Mécanique des fluides géophysiques
  • Avalanches
  • Hydraulique torrentielle
  • Gestion des risques en montagne
  • Rhéologie des suspensions
  • Transport de particules

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