Advances in Hydroscience

Advances in Hydroscience

Volume 7

1st Edition - September 28, 1971

Write a review

  • Editor: Ven Te Chow
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483215174

Purchase options

Purchase options
DRM-free (PDF)
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out

Institutional Subscription

Free Global Shipping
No minimum order


Advances in Hydroscience, Volume 7 covers topics on the progress in the field of hydroscience. The book presents articles on the theoretical characteristics of water gravity waves generated by explosions; the dynamics of glaciers, including progress in field techniques and ice rheology; and the dispersion in porous media. The text also includes articles on seepage through dams, as well as the concept of hydrobionics and the examples of biological flows which can lead to useful engineering applications. Oceanic engineers, coastal engineers, hydrologists, hydraulicians, hydraulic engineers, and bioengineers will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword

    List of Contributors

    Theory of Explosion-Generated Water Waves

    I. Introduction

    II. Wave Generation

    III. Propagation of Explosion-Generated Waves in Nonuniform Depth

    IV. Near-Shore Phenomena

    V. Harbor and Bay Oscillation

    VI. General Conclusions


    The Glacier Theory

    I. Introduction

    II. Field Measurements

    III. The Ice Flow Law

    IV. General Assumptions and Equations

    V. Body Strains and Stresses

    VI. Glacier Sliding

    VII. Fluctuation of Glaciers


    Dispersion in Porous Media

    I. Introduction

    II. Description of Dispersion

    III. Molecular Diffusion

    IV. Conceptual Representations of Dispersion

    V. Experimental Studies of Dispersion in Homogeneous Media

    VI. Dispersion in Stratified and Heterogeneous Media

    VII. Treatment of Real Problems

    VIII. Analytical and Numerical Methods of Resolution of the Dispersion Equation

    IX. Experimental Techniques


    General References

    Seepage Through Dams

    I. Introduction

    II. Development of the Seepage Theory in Dam Building—A Short Historical Account

    III. Basic Types of Seepage Flow Occurring in Dams, in Their Foundations and around Abutments

    IV. Main Seepage Problems in Dam Building

    V. Fundamentals of the Theory of Seepage in Soil

    VI. Steady Seepage beneath Concrete Dams (A Two-Dimensional Problem)

    VII. Steady Seepage through Earth Dams (A Two-Dimensional Problem)

    VIII. Seepage around Concrete Abutments of the Dams (A Two-Dimensional Problem)

    IX. Seepage Forces

    X. Pavlosky's Experimental Electric Analog Method for Seepage Studies


    Hydrobionics—A Perspective on Technological Implications of Biological Flows

    I. Introduction

    II. The Role of Flows in Living Systems

    III. A Systematic Framework

    IV. Conclusions


    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Contents of Previous Volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 398
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1971
  • Published: September 28, 1971
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483215174

About the Editor

Ven Te Chow

Ratings and Reviews

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for "Advances in Hydroscience"