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Principles of Fluid Flow and Surface Waves in Rivers, Estuaries, Seas and Oceans

By: Leo C van Rijn (Author)

881 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations

Aqua Publications

Hardback | Jan 2011 | #203593 | ISBN-13: 9789079755028
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NHBS Price: £159.00 $202/€190 approx

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Principles of Fluid Flow and Surface Waves in Rivers, Estuaries, Seas and Oceans consists of 881 pages and figures and contains all details of fluid mechanics in rivers, estuaries, seas and oceans. Principles of Fluid Flow and Surface Waves in Rivers, Estuaries, Seas and Oceans can be used as a basic text book for students and as a practical reference book for graduates in civil engineering, earth sciences, physical geography and oceanography. Many examples and exercises are included.
 


Contents

1.   INTRODUCTION
2.   FLUID PROPERTIES
3.   FLUID STATICS
4.   FLUID KINEMATICS
5.   FLUID DYNAMICS
6.   STEADY UNIFORM FLOW
7.   STEADY NON-UNIFORM FLOW
8.   NON-STEADY FLOW: LONG FREE SURFACE WAVES
9.   NON-STEADY FLOW: SHORT FREE SURFACE WAVES

Appendix A:  Formulae
Appendix B:  Mathematics in fluid mechanics
Appendix C:  Turbulence
Appendix D:  Method of characteristics
Appendix E:  Analytical solution method for linearized flow equations
Appendix F:  Numerical solution methods for flow equations
Appendix G:  Model scaling laws


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