Open Channel Hydraulics, River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology: For Engineers, Geomorphologists and Physical Geographers, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Open Channel Hydraulics, River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology

For Engineers, Geomorphologists and Physical Geographers, 1st Edition

Edited by Artur Radecki-Pawlik, Stefano Pagliara, Jan Hradecky

CRC Press

508 pages | 20 Color Illus. | 257 B/W Illus.

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This book presents practical hydraulic and river engineering research along with fluvial geomorphological concepts, and links the theoretical and practical knowledge of people working every day with rivers, streams, and hydraulic structures to fluvial geomorphology. Besides providing a guide for professionals, this book also provides material for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to rehabilitate rivers, streams, and waterways.

Table of Contents

Principles of Hydraulics of Open Channels

Stefano Pagliara and Michele Palermo

Hydraulics of Selected Hydraulics Structures

Hubert Chanson and Stefan Felder

Weir Classifications

Blake Tullis

Hydrodynamics of River Structures Constructed by Natural Materials

Kohij Michioku

Interlocked Carped Block Ramps: Field Example

Karol Plesinski and Artur Radecki-Pawlik

Hydraulic Calculations for Fish Passes

Marian Mokwa and Tomasz Tyminski

River Embankments

Magdalena Borys, Eugeniusz Zawisza, Andrzej Gruchot and Krzysztof Chmielowski

Basis of River Flow Modelling

Tomasz Dysarz

Bed Shear Stresses and Bed Shear Velocities

Magdalena Mrokowska and Pawel Rowinski

Gene Expression Programming in Open Channel Hydraulics

Ahmed M. Abdel Sattar and Bahram Gharabaghi

Basis of Hydrology for Streams and Rivers

Agnieszka Cupak and Andrzej Walega

Selected Principles of Fluvial Geomorphology

Jan Hradecky

On Measurements of Fluvial Geomorphology Parameters in The Field

Vaclav Skarpich

Geomorphology and Hydraulics in Steep Mountain Channels

Tomas Galia

Slope Stabilisation - Basic Information

Tymoteusz Zydron, Anna Bucala, Andrzej Gruchot and Veronika Kapustova

Changes of Mountain River Channels and Their Environmental Effects

Elzbieta Gorczyca, Kazimierz Krzemien, Maciej Liro and Mateusz Sobucki

Sediment Transport and Channel Morphology: Implications for Fish Habitat

Marwan A. Hassan, Carles Ferrer-Boix, Piotr Cienciala and Shawn Chartrand

Understanding The Past of Rivers: Reading The History of Rivers from Documents and Maps

Francisco Da Silva Costa, António Avelino Batista Vieira and António José Bento Gonçalves

Sediment Yield in Different Scales in a Semiarid Basin: The Case of the Jaguaribe River, Brazil

José Carlos De Araújo, Everton Alves Rodrigues Pinheiro, Pedro Henrique Augusto Medeiros, José Vidal De Figueiredo, Axel Bronstert

Application of Remote Sensing and the GIS in Interpretation of River Geomorphic Response to Floods

Milan Lehotský, Miloš Rusnák and Anna Kidová

Human Impact on Mountain Streams and Rivers

Joanna Korpak

Introduction to Floods; Analysis and Modeling

F. Rivera-Trejo, J. Barajas-Fernández, G. Soto-Cortés and A. Mendoza-Reséndiz

Mountain Slopes Protection and Stabilization after Forest Fires in Mediterranean Areas: Research Developed in Mountain Areas in Portugal

António Avelino Batista Vieira, António José Bento Gonçalves, Francisco Da Silva Costa, Luís Miguel Da Vinha and Flora Carina Ferreira Leite

Ecohydrological Measures for Sustainable Catchment Management - An Outline

Maciej Zalewski

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Dams & Reservoirs