Kinematic Wave Modeling in Water Resources: Surface-Water Hydrology

Kinematic Wave Modeling in Water Resources: Surface-Water Hydrology

By: V. P. Singh (author)Hardback

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Description

Kinematic wave modeling methods are gaining wide acceptance as a fast and accurate way of handling a wide range of water modeling problems. This is the first book to provide a thorough reference to the application of KW methods to such problems as the spatial representation of watersheds, overland flow routing, and channel flow routing.

Contents

Water Resources Modeling. Spatial Representation of Watersheds. HYDRAULIC PRELIMINARIES. Hydraulic Equations for Surface Flow. Linearization of Hydraulic Equations. Flow Resistance. WATER WAVES. Shallow Water Waves. Kinematic Wave Theory. Diffusion Wave Theory. Accuracy of Kinematic Wave and Diffusion Wave Theories. OVERLAND FLOW. St. Venant Equations for Flow Over A Plane. Diffusion Wave Modeling. Kinematic Wave Modeling of Overland Flow on A Plane: Analytic Solutions. Kinematic Wave Modeling of Overland Flow on an Infiltrating Plane: Analytical Solutions. Kinematic Wave Modeling of Overland Flow on a Plane: Numerical Solutions. Kinematic Wave Modeling of Overland Flow on Converging Surfaces. Kinematic Wave Modeling of Overland Flow on Diverging Surfaces. Kinematic Shock. CHANNEL FLOW ROUTING. Dynamic Wave Modeling for Channel Flow Routing. Diffusion Wave Modeling for Channel Flow Routing. Kinematic Wave Flow Routing. Dam-Break Flood-Wave Routing. Appendices. References. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780471109457
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1424
  • ID: 9780471109457
  • weight: 2266
  • ISBN10: 0471109452

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