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Title Check dams, morphological adjustments and erosion control in torrential streams / Carmelo Consesa Garcia and Mario Aristide Lenzi, editors
Published New York : Nova Science, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 339 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Series Environmental science, engineering and technology series
Environmental science, engineering and technology series.
Contents ""Check dams, morphologicaladjustments and erosion controlin torrential streams""; ""contents""; ""preface""; ""about the editors""; ""traditional uses of check dams:a global and historical introduction""; ""abstract""; ""introduction""; ""settings""; ""materials""; ""functions""; ""conclusion""; ""references""; ""criteria for optimizing check dam locationand maintenance requirements""; ""abstract""; ""2.1. introduction""; ""2.2. factors influencing check dam location""; ""2.3. environmental impacts of check dams""; ""2.4. design criteria for check dam structures""
""2.4.1. Distance between Check Dams and Effective Check Dam Height""""2.4.2. Drainage Area""; ""2.4.3. Height""; ""2.4.4. Number of Check Dams Needed Along a Channel""; ""2.4.5. Maximum Discharge and Spillway Dimensions""; ""2.4.6. Spillway Design""; ""2.5. THE EFFECT OF POROUS CHECK DAMS ON FINE SEDIMENTRETENTION""; ""2.6. STABILITY OF CHECK DAMS""; ""2.6.1. Gravity or Bulk Dams""; ""2.6.2. Temporary Check Dams""; ""2.7. MAINTENANCE CONSIDERATIONS""; ""2.7.1. Erosion Control""; ""2.7.2. Size of Gully and Its Relationship to a Torrent""
""2.7.3. Criteria for the Selection of Gully Control Measures""""2.7.4. Criteria for Protection Measures""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""MODERN STRATEGIES FOR TORRENT CONTROL:SLIT AND W-WEIR CHECK DAMS""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""HYDRAULIC BEHAVIOUR OF A SLIT CHECK DAM""; ""THE CONTROL PROBLEM FOR A SLIT CHECK DAM WITHA LINEAR CROSS-SECTION""; ""THE DESIGN PROBLEM FOR A SLIT CHECK DAM WITH ALINEAR CROSS-SECTION""; ""SLIT CHECK DAM WITH AN HYPERBOLIC CROSS-SECTION""; ""HYDRAULIC BEHAVIOUR OF A W-WEIR CHECK DAM""; ""EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON W-WEIR""; ""CONCLUSION""
""A) Methods based on Thiêry's equation""""b) Methods based on Valentini's formula""; ""c) Methods based on threshold velocity of water for bed-load movement or deposition""; ""d) Methods based on critical potential stress for the movement of bed-load""; ""e) Regional analytical dependencies""; ""3.2. The Structural Analysis Design of the Check Dams""; ""3.3. Effects of Check Dams""; ""a) Bedload Retention""; ""b) Reduction of Bed Slope""; ""c) Stabilisation Effect""; ""d) Summary Effect of Check Dams in Torrent Channels""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dams.
Soil conservation.
Stream channelization.
Form Electronic book
Author Consesa Garcia, Carmelo.
Lenzi, Mario A. (Mario Aristide)
LC no. 2009029734
ISBN 1617617490 (electronic bk.)
9781617617492 (electronic bk.)