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Aims & Scope
An important function of any large international organisation representing the research, educational and practical components of its wide and varied membership is to disseminate the best elements of its discipline through learned works, specialised research publications and timely reviews. IAHR is particularly well-served in this regard by its flagship journals and the extensive and wide body of substantive historical and reflective books that have been published through its auspices over the years. The IAHR Book Series is an initiative of IAHR, in partnership with CRC Press/Balkema-Taylor & Francis Group, aimed at presenting the state-of-the-art in themes relating to all areas of hydro-environment engineering and research.
The Book Series will assist researchers and professionals working in research and practice by bridging the knowledge gap and by improving knowledge transfer among groups involved in research, education and development. This Book Series includes Design Manuals and Monographs. The Design Manuals contain practical works, theory applied to practice based on multi-authors' work; the Monographs cover reference works, theoretical and state of the art works

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Environmental Fluid Mechanics Memorial Volume in honour of Prof. Gerhard H. Jirka

Environmental Fluid Mechanics: Memorial Volume in honour of Prof. Gerhard H. Jirka

1st Edition

Edited By Wolfgang Rodi, Markus Uhlmann
May 28, 2012

This book contains the written versions of invited lectures presented at the Gerhard H. Jirka Memorial Colloquium on Environmental Fluid Mechanics, held June 3-4, 2011, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Professor Jirka was widely known for his outstanding work in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, and 23 eminent ...

Groundwater Management Practices

Groundwater Management Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Angelos N. Findikakis, Kuniaki Sato
June 08, 2011

Groundwater is an indispensable resource in many parts of the world, where it supports domestic water supply, irrigated agriculture and industry. Its increased, and often intensive, use during the last half century has created problems and raised concerns regarding the potential depletion of local ...

Flow and Sediment Transport in Compound Channels The Experience of Japanese and UK Research

Flow and Sediment Transport in Compound Channels: The Experience of Japanese and UK Research

1st Edition

Edited By S. Ikeda, I.K. McEwan
July 01, 2009

This monograph provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art description of the work carried out in the UK and Japan on "Flow and Sediment Transport in Compound Channels". It therefore describes research which has been conducted, primarily over the last two decades, and which has yielded a fairly ...

Water Engineering in Ancient Civilizations 5,000 Years of History

Water Engineering in Ancient Civilizations: 5,000 Years of History

1st Edition

By Pierre-Louis Viollet
July 01, 2007

This new book offers an engineer's perspective on the history of water technology and its impact on the development of civilisation. A Second Edition and translation into English of the French book "L'Hydraulique dans les Civilisations Anciennes".Water professionals, engineers, scientists, and ...

Physical Processes and Chemical Reactions in Liquid Flows

Physical Processes and Chemical Reactions in Liquid Flows

1st Edition

Edited By A. Gyr, F.S. Rys
January 01, 1998

Presenting research on reactive flows, this work covers theoretical aspects, experimental techniques and the development of models implemented in computational fluid dynamics software....

Mudflow Rheology and Dynamics

Mudflow Rheology and Dynamics

1st Edition

By Philippe Coussot
January 15, 1997

Presenting current knowledge in the field of mudflows, this book includes both rheological mudflow aspects, and information on mudflow characteristics in open channels. It includes sections on:· physical properties of suspensions· shear rheometry with suspensions· rheology of clay-water mixtures· ...

Hyperconcentrated Flow

Hyperconcentrated Flow

1st Edition

By Zhaohui Wan, Zhaoyin Wang
January 01, 1994

Considers hyperconcentrated flow, a phenomenon peculiar to the Yellow River Basin. The feasibility of using the potential for sediment carrying by hyperconcentrated flow can also be applied to topics such as hypertransport, debris flow and sediment releases from reservoirs....

Turbulence Models and Their Application in Hydraulics

Turbulence Models and Their Application in Hydraulics

1st Edition

By Wolfgang Rodi
January 01, 1993

This book provides an introduction to the subject of turbulence modelling in a form easy to understand for anybody with a basic background in fluid mechanics, and it summarizes the present state of the art. Individual models are described and examined for the merits and demerits which range from ...

Mobile Barrages and Intakes on Sediment Transporting Rivers IAHR Monograph Series

Mobile Barrages and Intakes on Sediment Transporting Rivers: IAHR Monograph Series

1st Edition

By M. Bouvard
January 01, 1992

Rapid growth in water requirements makes it necessary to increase the amount of water drawn from rivers. The dams necessary for capturing river water have to be built to resist damage when large floods occur, and an idea of the possible destructive power of floods is given by the front photograph. ...

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