Energy Dissipators and Hydraulic Jump by Willi H. HagerEnergy Dissipators and Hydraulic Jump by Willi H. Hager

Energy Dissipators and Hydraulic Jump

byWilli H. Hager

Paperback | December 15, 2010

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The book gives an up-to-date review of the flow features in a hydraulic jump, and its technical applications as an energy dissipator. Based on a vast technical literature, the present ideas are summarised, compared with each other and generalised whenever possible. Particular stress is laid on explaining the basic terms, describing effects of energy dissipation on various neighboring fields and presenting prototype experiences with hydraulic jump dissipators. These structures are also compared with other means of energy dissipation found in dam engineering. As a result civil engineers working both in practice and in research may gain an impression of what is actually being done in a rapidly expanding field of applied hydraulics, and obtain additional information on a subject in which reference books are rare.
Title:Energy Dissipators and Hydraulic JumpFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048141060

ISBN - 13:9789048141067

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Hydraulic Jump. 1. Introduction. 2. Classical Hydraulic Jump. 3. Sloping Jump. 4. Hydraulic Jump in Non-Rectangular Channel. 5. Submerged Hydraulic Jump. References Part 1. Notation Part 1. Part 2: Stilling Basins. 6. Introduction. 7. Steps and Sills. 8. Baffle Rock. 9. Effect of Roughness and Discharge. 10. Expanding Channel. 11. Bucket-type Energy Dissipator. 12. Various Aspects of Stilling Basins. 13. Types of Stilling Basins. 14. Experiences with Stilling Basins. References Part 2. Notation Part 2. Subject Index. Author Index.

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'...the book clearly will be valuable to anyone involved in such design...it is of wider interest to fluid dynamicists as a guide to a substantial body of experimental work, and a reminder that for flows we are still a long way from reducing their study to analysis and computation.' Journal Fluid Mech. 247 (1993)