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The hydraulics of open channel flow : an introduction ; basic principles, sediment motion, hydraulic modelling, design of hydraulic structures / Hubert Chanson.

By: Chanson, Hubert.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford [UK] ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann, c2004Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xlvii, [16] p. of col. plates, 585 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0750659785; 9780750659789.Subject(s): Channels (Hydraulic engineering) | HydraulicsDDC classification: 627.23
Contents:
Basic principles of open channel flows -- Introduction -- Fundamental equations -- Applications of the Bernoulli equation to open channel flows -- Applications of the momentum principle : hydraulic jump, surge and flow resistance in open channels -- Uniforms flows and gradually varied flows -- Introduction of sediment transport in open channels -- Introduction to sediment transport in open channels -- Sediment transport and sediment properties -- Inception of sediment motion : occurrence of bed load motion -- Inception of suspended-load motion -- Sediment transport mechanisms : 1. Bed-load transport -- Sediment transport mechanisms : 2. Suspended-load transport -- Sediment transport capacity and total sediment transport -- Hydraulic modelling -- Summary of basic hydraulic principles -- Physical modelling of hydraulics -- Numerical modelling of steady open channel flows : backwater computations -- Unsteady open channel flows : 1. Basic equations -- Unsteady open channel flows : 2. Applications -- Design of hydraulic structures -- Introduction to the design of hydraulic structures -- Design of weirs and spillways -- Design of drop structures and stepped cascades -- Culvert design -- Problems -- A study of the Marib dam and its sluicc system (B.C. 115 to A.D. 575) -- A study of the Moeris reservoir, the Ha-Uar dam and the canal connecting the Nile River and Lake Moeris around B.C. 2900 to B.C. 230 -- A study of the Moche river irrigation systems (Peru A.D. 200-1532) -- Hydraulics of the Nimes aqueduct.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 512-530) and indexes.

Pt. 1. Basic principles of open channel flows -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Fundamental equations -- 3. Applications of the Bernoulli equation to open channel flows -- 4. Applications of the momentum principle : hydraulic jump, surge and flow resistance in open channels -- 5. Uniforms flows and gradually varied flows -- Pt. 2. Introduction of sediment transport in open channels -- 6. Introduction to sediment transport in open channels -- 7. Sediment transport and sediment properties -- 8. Inception of sediment motion : occurrence of bed load motion -- 9. Inception of suspended-load motion -- 10. Sediment transport mechanisms : 1. Bed-load transport -- 11. Sediment transport mechanisms : 2. Suspended-load transport -- 12. Sediment transport capacity and total sediment transport -- Pt. 3. Hydraulic modelling -- 13. Summary of basic hydraulic principles -- 14. Physical modelling of hydraulics -- 15. Numerical modelling of steady open channel flows : backwater computations -- 16. Unsteady open channel flows : 1. Basic equations -- 17. Unsteady open channel flows : 2. Applications -- Pt. 4. Design of hydraulic structures -- 18. Introduction to the design of hydraulic structures -- 19. Design of weirs and spillways -- 20. Design of drop structures and stepped cascades -- 21. Culvert design -- Problems -- P1. A study of the Marib dam and its sluicc system (B.C. 115 to A.D. 575) -- P2. A study of the Moeris reservoir, the Ha-Uar dam and the canal connecting the Nile River and Lake Moeris around B.C. 2900 to B.C. 230 -- P3. A study of the Moche river irrigation systems (Peru A.D. 200-1532) -- P4. Hydraulics of the Nimes aqueduct.

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