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River Mechanics

By: Pierre Y Julien

375 pages, 240 Illus,49 tabs,12 maps

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Sep 2002 | #136525 | ISBN: 0521529700
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Hardback | Sep 2002 | #128069 | ISBN: 0521562848
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Offers a thorough analysis of rivers from upland areas to oceans. It scrutinizes select methods underlining both theory and engineering applications, emphasizing the mechanics of flood wave propagation and sediment transport in rivers.


Preface; Notation; 1. Introduction to river mechanics; 2. Physical properties and equations; 3. River basins; 4. Steady flow in rivers; 5. Unsteady flow in rivers; 6. River equilibrium; 7. River dynamics; 8. River stabilization; 9. River engineering; 10. Physical river models; 11. Mathematical river models; 12. Waves and tides in river estuaries; Bibliography; Index.

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