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Author Julien, Pierre Y.

Title River mechanics / Pierre Y. Julien
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 434 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Notation; 1 Introduction to river mechanics; 2 Physical properties and equations; 3 River basins; 4 Steady flow in rivers; 5 Unsteady flow in rivers; 6 River equilibrium; 7 River dynamics; 8 River stabilization; 9 River engineering; 10 Physical river models; 11 Mathematical river models; 12 Waves and tides in river estuaries; Bibliography; Index
Summary In a comprehensive analysis of rivers, this text scrutinizes select methods underlining both theory and engineering applications, emphasizing the mechanics of flood wave propagation and sediment transport. It covers fundamental principles, engineering analysis, and engineering design, with problems, examples, and case studies. For advanced students, researchers, and practitioners
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-425) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject River engineering.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511075871
0511077440 (electronic bk.)
1139164015 (electronic bk.)
9780511077449 (electronic bk.)
9781139164016 (electronic bk.)