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  1. Applied Hydrodynamics

    An Introduction to Ideal and Real Fluid Flows

    By Hubert Chanson

    Fluid dynamics is the engineering science dealing with forces and energies generated by fluids in motion. Fluid dynamics and hydrodynamics play a vital role in everyday life. Practical examples include the flow motion in the kitchen sink, the exhaust fan above the stove, and the air conditioning...

    Published May 11th 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Dams in Japan

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Japan Commission on Large Dams - JCOLD

    Overview of Japan’s long water history, by the Japanese Commission on large dams. Starting from the 7th century, when irrigation ponds were first constructed for paddy cropping, until the beginning of the 21st century. Elaborates on various roles of dams: water supply, power generation and flood...

    Published April 15th 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Salt Intrusion, Tides and Mixing in Multi-Channel Estuaries

    PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

    By Anh Duc Nguyen

    Multi-channel estuaries, such as the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and the Scheldt in the Netherlands, have characteristics of both the river and the sea, forming a unique environment influenced by tidal movements of the sea and freshwater flow of the river. This study addresses a number of knowledge...

    Published November 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  4. Flood Risk Management: Research and Practice

    Extended Abstracts Volume (332 pages) + full paper CD-ROM (1772 pages)

    Edited by Paul Samuels, Stephen Huntington, William Allsop, Jackie Harrop

    Floods cause distress and damage wherever and whenever they happen. Flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people worldwide and economic and insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990. Across the European Union, flood management policy is...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  5. Sediment and Contaminant Transport in Surface Waters

    By Wilbert Lick

    Contaminated bottom sediments and their negative impacts on water quality are a major problem in surface waters throughout the United States as well as in many other parts of the world. Even after elimination of the primary contaminant sources, these bottom sediments will be a main source of...

    Published September 18th 2008 by CRC Press

  6. From Headwaters to the Ocean

    Hydrological Change and Water Management - Hydrochange 2008, 1-3 October 2008, Kyoto, Japan

    Edited by Makoto Taniguchi, William C. Burnett, Yoshihiro Fukushima, MARTIN HAIGH, Yu Umezawa

    The vulnerability of water resources due to climate change and human activities is globally increasing. The phenomenon of hydrological change is complicated because of the combinations and interactions between natural climate fluctuation, global warming and human activities including changes in...

    Published September 11th 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Streamflow Measurement, Third Edition

    By Reginald W. Herschy

    ‘Too little water or too much’? In either case streamflow measurement is crucial. Climate change could significant affect water resources and flood management. Streamflow measurement is necessary for efficient water management. This third edition deals with all the main current methods for...

    Published June 30th 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Numerical Modeling of Water Waves

    By Pengzhi Lin

    Modelling large-scale wave fields and their interaction with coastal and offshore structures has become much more feasible over the last two decades with increases in computer speeds. Wave modelling can be viewed as an extension of wave theory, a mature and widely published field, applied to...

    Published April 30th 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Remediation Hydraulics

    By Fred C. Payne, Joseph A. Quinnan, Scott T. Potter

    In situ treatments involving the arrangement of contact between prospective reactants in complex porous media require a refined understanding of solute migration. However, the tools and methods used to predict and control fluid movement in the subsurface need significant improvement. Practitioners...

    Published March 27th 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces

    Edited by Carlo Gualtieri, Dragutin T. Mihailovic

    An environmental interface is defined as a surface between two abiotic or biotic systems, in relative motion and exchanging mass, heat and momentum through biophysical and/or chemical processes. These processes fluctuate temporally and spatially. The book first treats exchange processes occurring...

    Published February 7th 2008 by Taylor & Francis