Advances in Hydroscience - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120218141, 9781483215242

Advances in Hydroscience

1st Edition

Volume 14

Editors: Ben Chie Yen
eBook ISBN: 9781483215242
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1986
Page Count: 354
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Description

Advances in Hydroscience, Volume 14-1986 covers topics on the frontiers of hydroscience, including urban hydrology, remote sensing, sewer hydraulics, and computational hydraulics. The book presents articles on state-of-the-art theory and practice in sewer hydraulics and the passive microwave remote sensing of soil moisture. An article on the numerical modeling of unsteady open-channel flow is also encompassed. Hydraulic engineers, hydrologists, earth scientists, agricultural engineers, soil scientists, environmental engineers, and urban designers and planners will find the text invaluable.

Table of Contents


Contributors

Preface

Hydraulics of Sewers

I. Introduction

II. Flow in a Sewer

III. Flow in a Sewer Network

IV. Mathematical Simulation of Flow in Sewer Networks

V. Hydraulics of Selected Sewer Models

Symbols

References

Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture

I. Introduction

II. Passive Microwave Radiometers

III. Sensing Soil Moisture under Bare Soil Conditions

IV. Sensing Soil Moisture under Vegetation Covers

V. Aircraft and Satellite Studies

VI. Applications

VII. Summary

References

Numerical Modeling of Unsteady Open-Channel Flow

I. Introduction

II. Unsteady Open-Channel Flow Equations

III. Method of Characteristics

IV. Numerical Methods for Unsteady Flow Simulation

V. Algorithms for the Real World of Unsteady Open-Channel Flow

VI. Building a Numerical Simulation Model

VII. Aspects of Model Application

VIII. Discussion and Summary

Symbols

References

Index




Details

No. of pages:
354
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1986
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483215242

About the Editor

Ben Chie Yen