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1. Introduction
2. Hydrography/Hydrometry
2.1 Water levels
2.2 Discharge
2.3 The analysis and use of stage and discharge measurements
3. The propagation of waves in waterways
3.1 Mass conservation equation
3.2 Momentum conservation equation
3.3 The nature of the propagation of long waves and floods in rivers
3.4 A new low-inertia approach – Volume routing
4. Computational hydraulics
4.1 The advection equation
4.2 The diffusion equation
4.3 Advection-diffusion combined
5. Water quality
5.1 Useful sources for further reading
5.2 Water quality characteristics
5.3 Types of pollutant
5.4 Mass balance concepts
5.5 Impacts of human works
5.6 Transport processes
5.7 Tools for problem solving
5.8 A simple river model – organic wastes and self purification
5.9 Salinity in rivers
6. Turbulent diffusion and dispersion
6.1 Diffusion and dispersion in waterways
6.2 Dispersion
7. Sediment motion
7.1 Incipient motion
7.2 Relationships for fluvial quantities
7.3 Dimensional similitude
7.4 Bed forms
7.5 Mechanisms of sediment motion
Appendix A. On diffusion and von Neumann stability analyses
A.1 The nature of diffusion
A.2 Examining stability by the Fourier series (von Neumann’s) method
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River Hydraulics

River Hydraulics

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Published by: Richa Gupta on Jun 29, 2011
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