Mechanics of Wind-blown Sand Movements / Edition 1

Mechanics of Wind-blown Sand Movements / Edition 1

by Xiaojing Zheng
     
 

This book systematically presents recent progress made in the research of aeolian processes, especially in the research on mechanism, theoretical modelling and computational simulation of aeolian processes from the viewpoint of mechanics.
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This book systematically presents recent progress made in the research of aeolian processes, especially in the research on mechanism, theoretical modelling and computational simulation of aeolian processes from the viewpoint of mechanics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540882534
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Series:
Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Science Series
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Wind-Blown Sand Environment 1

Ch. 2 Flows of the Near-Surface Boundary Layer 19

Ch. 3 Sand Motion near the Sand Bed Surface 61

Ch. 4 Wind-Blown Sand Electrification 105

Ch. 5 Wind-Blown Sand Flux and its Prediction 133

Ch. 6 Aeolian Geomorphology and its Simulation - Aeolian Sand Ripples 181

Ch. 7 Aeolian Geomorphology and its Simulation - Aeolian Sand Dunes 219

Ch. 8 Mechanical Analysis on the Efficiency of Sand Prevention Methods 261

References 287

Author Index 301

Subject Index 305

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