Topographic Effects In Stratified Flows by Peter G. BainesTopographic Effects In Stratified Flows by Peter G. Baines

Topographic Effects In Stratified Flows

byPeter G. Baines

Paperback | November 28, 1997

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With an emphasis on both theory and experiment, this text describes the behavior of homogeneous and density-stratified fluids over and around topography. The topics include the flow of a homogeneous layer with a free surface--the prototype for conventional hydraulics--the corresponding phenomena in two-layer flows, and a description of the properties of linear waves in stratified fluids in motion. The author applies the aforementioned properties to laboratory and numerical modeling of flow through real complex terrain.
Title:Topographic Effects In Stratified FlowsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.02 inPublished:November 28, 1997Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521629233

ISBN - 13:9780521629232


Table of Contents

1. Background; 2. The flow of a homogeneous layer with a free surface; 3. Two-layer flows; 4. Waves in stratified fluids; 5. Stratified flow over two-dimensional obstacles; 6. Stratified flow past three-dimensional topography; 7. Applications to practical modelling of flow over complex terrain.

Editorial Reviews

"...a good combination of theoretical, observational and numerical results, both classical and recent. Numerous figures and diagrams make the book useful for graduate students and teachers as well." Yuri N. Skiba, Mathematical Reviews