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Environmental Fluid Dynamics

Flow Processes, Scaling, Equations of Motion, and Solutions to Environmental Flows

This textbook is designed to introduce the principles of fluid dynamics to students of environmental and aquatic sciences.


students (senior undergraduates, graduates, researchers) of earth science, civil engineering, environmental engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, physical limnology; a broad cross-section of scientists and engineers working in similar fields

Paperback, 460 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-088571-8


  • "Imberger explains some of the tools for waste cycling, rather than disposal, where all three stages of the process are given equal importance."--Reference and Research Book News, December 2012


  • 1. Physical Quantities, Dimensional Analysis, Scaling and Bulk Conservation Equations
    2. Equations of Motion: Axiomatic Approach
    3. Some Exact Solutions
    4. Effect of Viscosity
    5. Fundamentals of Hydraulics
    6. Environmental Hydraulics
    7. Mixing in Environmental Flows
    8. Surface Waves
    9. Environmental Flows


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