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Practical channel hydraulics : roughness, conveyance and afflux

Author: Donald W Knight
Publisher: London, UK : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Knight, Donald W.
Practical channel hydraulics.
Leiden, The Netherlands : CRC Press/Balkema, [2018]
(DLC) 2017059717
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald W Knight
ISBN: 9781315157771 1315157772
OCLC Number: 1019837586
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 605 pages)
Contents: 1 Introduction 1.1 Context and motivation for book 1.2 Scope of book and introduction to the CES-AES 1.3 Limitations of the CES-AES 1.4 Outline of book 1.5 Origin of the CES-AES 2 Practical and theoretical issues in channel hydraulics 2.1 Getting started with some practical examples on calculating flows in watercourses 2.2 Common difficulties in modelling flow in rivers and watercourses 2.3 Flow in simple engineered channels 2.4 Inbank flow in natural rivers 2.5 Overbank flow in natural and engineered rivers 2.6 Flows through bridges and culverts 2.7 Data sources used in this book 3 Understanding roughness, conveyance and afflux 3.1 Flow structures in open channel flow 3.2 Governing equations 3.3 Dealing with uncertainty 3.4 Introduction to the CES-AES software 4 Practical issues - roughness, conveyance and afflux 4.1 An overview of the CES-AES use in practice 4.2 Estimating and using stage-discharge relationships and spatial velocities 4.3 Use of backwater module for estimating water levels along the River Main 4.4 Estimating afflux at bridges 4.5 Estimating afflux at culverts 4.6 Dealing with vegetation and maintenance of weedy rivers 5 Further issues on flows in rivers 5.1 Ecological issues 5.2 Sediment and geomorphological issues 5.3 Trash screen and blockage issues 5.4 Wider modelling issues 5.5 Software architecture and calculation engines 6 The Shiono & Knight Method (SKM) for analyzing open channel flows 6.1 Theoretical background to the governing equation used in the SKM 6.2 Physical background to the governing equation used in the SKM 6.3 Boundary conditions 6.4 Analytical solutions using the SKM 6.5 Boundary shear stress distributions in channel flow and shear forces on boundary elements 6.6 Resistance equations for surfaces, shape effects and trees 6.7 Flow dependent resistance issues 7 Worked examples using the Shiono & Knight Method (SKM) 7.1 Using Excel to solve the SKM equations together with analytical expressions for the Ai coefficients 7.2 Using Excel to solve the SKM equations numerically 8 Further examples - estimating flow, level and velocity in practice 8.1 Estimating and using stage-discharge relationships 8.2 Estimating and using spatial velocities 9 Concluding remarks 9.1 Concluding remarks 9.2 CES and SKM: Differences and Similarities 9.3 Future developments Appendix 1 The finite element approximations for the CES equations Appendix 2 Summary of hydraulic equations used in the AES Appendix 3 Cross-section survey data Appendix 4 Derivation of the governing depth-averaged equation used in the SKM Appendix 5 Analytical solutions to the governing equation used in the SKM Appendix 6 Fortran program for solving the governing depth-averaged equation used in the SKM
Responsibility: Donald W. Knight, Caroline Hazlewood, Rob Lamb, Paul G. Samuels, Koji Shiono.


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