Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow: An Introduction / Edition 1

Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Hubert Chanson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470361034

ISBN-13: 9780470361030

Pub. Date: 09/04/1999

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Dealing with liquids in motion in such open channels as rivers, canals, and coasts, this book offers an excellent introduction to the basic principles and practical applications of open channel flow hydraulics. It then goes on to cover the key topics of sediment transport, hydraulic modeling, and design of hydraulic structures.

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Overview

Dealing with liquids in motion in such open channels as rivers, canals, and coasts, this book offers an excellent introduction to the basic principles and practical applications of open channel flow hydraulics. It then goes on to cover the key topics of sediment transport, hydraulic modeling, and design of hydraulic structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470361030
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/04/1999
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Glossary
Part 1 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
Uniform flows and gradually varied flows
Exercises 1-7
Appendices
 
Part 2 Introduction to sediment transport in open channels
Introduction to sediment transport in open channels
Sediment transport and sediment properties
Inception of sediment motion, occurance 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
Exercises 1-4
Appendices
 
Part 3 Hydraulic modelling
Summary of basic hydraulic principles
Physical modelling of hydraulics
Numerical modelling: backwater computations
Exercises 1-2
Appendices
 
Part 4 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
Exercises 1-3
Appendices
 
Sample problems 1-3
References
Bibiography
Author index
Subject index

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