Environmental Fluid Mechanics: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Environmental Fluid Mechanics

1st Edition

By Hillel Rubin

CRC Press

752 pages

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Paperback: 9780367397036
pub: 2019-06-19
Hardback: 9780824787813
pub: 2001-08-17

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Environmental Fluid Mechanics provides comprehensive coverage of a combination of basic fluid principles and their application in a number of different situations-exploring fluid motions on the earth's surface, underground, and in oceans-detailing the use of physical and numerical models and modern computational approaches for the analysis of environmental processes.

Environmental Fluid Mechanics covers novel scaling methods for a variety of environmental issues; equations of motion for boundary layers; hydraulic characteristics of open channel flow; surface and internal wave theory; the advection diffusion equation; sediment and associated contaminant transport in lakes and streams; mixed layer modeling in lakes; remediation; transport processes at the air/water interface; and more.

Table of Contents

Principles of environmental fluid mechanics: preliminary concepts; fundamental equations; viscous flows; inviscid flows and potential flow theory; introduction to turbulence; boundary layers; surface water flows; surface water waves; geophysical fluid motions. Applications of environmental fluid mechanics: environmental transport processes; groundwater flow and quality modelling; exchange processes at the air/water interface; topics in stratified flow; dynamics of effluents; sediment transport; remediation issues.

About the Author

Rubin, Hillel

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply