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Erosion and sedimentation

Author: Pierre Y Julien
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The second edition of this acclaimed, accessible textbook brings the subject of sedimentation and erosion completely up-to-date, providing an excellent primer on both fundamental concepts of sediment-transport theory and methods for practical applications. The structure of the first edition is essentially unchanged, but all the chapters have been updated, with several chapters reworked and expanded significantly.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Julien, Pierre Y.
Erosion and sedimentation.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010017821
(OCoLC)499074126
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Y Julien
ISBN: 9780521830386 0521830389 9780521537377 0521537371 9780511712944 0511712944 9780511715037 051171503X 9780511717185 0511717180 9780511806049 0511806043
OCLC Number: 659560466
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 371 p.) : ill.
Contents: Physical properties and dimensional analysis --
Mechanics of sediment-laden flows --
Particle motion in invisid fluids --
Particle motion in Newtonian fluids --
Turbulent velocity profiles --
Incipient motion --
Bedforms --
Bedload --
Suspended load --
Total load --
Reservoir sedimentation.
Responsibility: Pierre Y. Julien.

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Second edition of an acclaimed textbook expounds the fundamental concepts of sediment-transport theory and methods for practical applications.  Read more...
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'... [presents] the mechanics of sediment motion alongside those subjects in fluid mechanics that are fundamental to understanding sediment transport. The interweaving of the two subjects is carried Read more...

 
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