ISBN-10:
0415549744
ISBN-13:
9780415549745
Pub. Date:
10/01/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Practical Channel Hydraulics: Roughness, Conveyance and Afflux / Edition 1

Practical Channel Hydraulics: Roughness, Conveyance and Afflux / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780415549745
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Pages: 470
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Forword

Chapter 1 – Introduction

  • 1.1 Why is it needed?
  • 1.2 Origin of the CES/AES
  • 1.3 Scope of book

Chapter 2 – Practical issues in channel hydraulics

  • 2.1 Common difficulties in modelling flow in watercourses
  • 2.2 Flow in simple engineered channels
  • 2.3 Inbank flow in natural rivers
  • 2.4 Overbank flow in natural and engineered rivers
  • 2.5 Flows through bridges and hydraulic structures
  • 2.6 Data sources and uses in this book

Chapter 3 – Understanding roughness, conveyance and afflux or Scientific issues – roughness, conveyance and afflux

  • 3.1 Concepts and flow structures
  • 3.2 Governing equations (incl. limitations of the methods)
  • 3.2.1 Roughness Advisor (RA) and roughness estimation methods
  • 3.2.2 Conveyance Estimation System (CES) methods
  • 3.2.3 Backwater calculation
  • 3.2.4 Afflux Estimation System (AES) methods
  • 3.3 Dealing with uncertainty
  • 3.4 The CES/AES software (incl. limitations of the software)

  • 3.4.1 Introduction to the RA (Roughness Advisor)
  • 3.4.2 Introduction to the CES (Conveyance Estimation System - incl. uncertainty)
  • 3.4.3 Introduction to the backwater module
  • 3.4.4 Introduction to the AES (Afflux Estimation System)

Chapter 4 – Practical issues - roughness, conveyance and afflux

  • 4.1 Estimating and using stage-discharge relationships
  • 4.2 Estimating and using the lateral distribution of velocities and boundary shear stress
  • 4.3 Use of backwater module
  • 4.4 Estimating afflux at bridges and culverts
  • 4.5 Dealing with vegetation and maintenance of weedy rivers

Chapter 5 – Further issues

  • 5.1 Updated text on modelling, schematisation, flow structures
  • 5.2 Dealing with ecological issues and habitats
  • 5.2 Dealing with sediment and geo-morphological issues
  • 5.3 Dealing with trash screens or other AES related items
  • 5.4 Software – where it fits in with 1D, 2D, 3D modelling
  • 5.5 Software – high-level flow charts – where future updates might fit into overall software and data flows
  • 5.6 How to run and adapt the code - flow charts

Chapter 6 – Concluding comments

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