River Mechanics by Pierre Y. JulienRiver Mechanics by Pierre Y. Julien

River Mechanics

byPierre Y. Julien

Paperback | August 19, 2002

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This textbook offers a thorough analysis of rivers from upland areas to oceans. Julien scrutinizes select methods underlining both theory and engineering applications, emphasizing the mechanics of flood wave propagation and sediment transport in rivers. Chapters provide detailed treatments of riverbank stabilization and engineering methods and cover physical and mathematical models. Together, they elucidate measures to reduce flood impact and bank erosion, improve navigation, and increase water supply to cities and irrigation canals. More than 100 exercises and nearly twenty case studies make this book an invaluable learning tool for students. Hardback ISBN (2002): 0-521-56284-8
Title:River MechanicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 inPublished:August 19, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521529700

ISBN - 13:9780521529709


Table of Contents

Preface; Notation; 1. Introduction to river mechanics; 2. Physical properties and equations; 3. River basins; 4. Steady flow in rivers; 5. Unsteady flow in rivers; 6. River equilibrium; 7. River dynamics; 8. River stabilization; 9. River engineering; 10. Physical river models; 11. Mathematical river models; 12. Waves and tides in river estuaries; Bibliography; Index.