Physical Processes and Measurement Devices

Physical Processes and Measurement Devices

By: Jean-Michel Tanguy (editor)Hardback

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This series of five volumes proposes an integrated description of physical processes modeling used by scientific disciplines from meteorology to coastal morphodynamics. Volume 1 describes the physical processes and identifies the main measurement devices used to measure the main parameters that are indispensable to implement all these simulation tools. Volume 2 presents the different theories in an integrated approach: mathematical models as well as conceptual models, used by all disciplines to represent these processes. Volume 3 identifies the main numerical methods used in all these scientific fields to translate mathematical models into numerical tools. Volume 4 is composed of a series of case studies, dedicated to practical applications of these tools in engineering problems. To complete this presentation, volume 5 identifies and describes the modeling software in each discipline.

About Author

Jean-Michel Tanguy, Ministry of Sustainable Development, France.


Introduction xxiii Jean-Michel TANGUY PART 1. FLOODS AND CLIMATE CHANGE 1 Chapter 1. Presentation of the Environmental Hydraulics Treatise 3 Jean-Michel TANGUY and Denis DARTUS Chapter 2. Flooding and Natural Disasters 41 Jean-Baptiste MIGRAINE Chapter 3. Climate Change and Hydrology 49 Jean-Michel GRESILLON PART 2. HYDROMETEOROLOGY 63 Chapter 4. Formation of Clouds and Rain 65 Veronique DUCROCQ Chapter 5. Evapotranspiration 75 Christelle ALOT and Florence HABETS Chapter 6. Runoff 81 Eric GAUME, Philippe BATTAGLIA and Remi WAGNER Chapter 7. Drainage Basin 109 Isabella ZIN Chapter 8. Statistical and Semi-Empirical Hydrology. Rain and Flow Analysis 123 Philippe BOIS PART 3. HYDRAULICS AND RIVER 167 Chapter 9. Mechanisms of Free-Surface Flow 169 Philippe LEFORT and Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 10. Generation and Propagation of Floods in Urban Areas 223 Dominique LAPLACE, Emmanuel MIGNOT and Andre PAQUIER Chapter 11. Quality of Surface Waters 239 Patrick GOBLET and Stephanie EVEN Chapter 12. Transport of Sediments - Bedload and Suspension 249 Kamal EL KADI ABDERREZZAK and Andre PAQUIER Chapter 13. Fluvial Morphodynamics 275 Philippe LEFORT Chapter 14. Typology of rivers and streams 297 Philippe LEFORT and Jean-Michel TANGUY PART 4. ESTUARY, SEA AND COASTLINE 321 Chapter 15. Estuaries 323 Claude MIGNIOT and Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 16. The Tide 373 Bernard SIMON Chapter 17. Waves 389 Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 18. Storm and storm surge forecasts 419 Pierre DANIEL and Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 19. Coastal Zone 427 Francois SABATIER and Jean-Michel TANGUY PART 5. NECESSARY DATA FOR THE MODELING TOOLS 463 Chapter 20. Introduction to Measuring Systems 465 Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 21. Measurement of the Meteorological Parameters Related to the Water Cycle 469 Pierre TABARY, Jean-Michel TANGUY and Pascale DUPUY Chapter 22. Topographic and Bathymetric Data 493 Annick TEKATLIAN Chapter 23. Soils, Water and Water in Soils 505 Arthur MARCHANDISE Chapter 24. Levels and Flowrates in Watercourses, Lakes and Reservoirs 517 Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 25. Water Quality Measurements 533 Patrick GOBLET and Stephanie EVEN Chapter 26. Measuring Ice Cover Thickness 539 Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 27. Measurements in Fluvial Sedimentology 549 Philippe LEFORT and David GOUTX Chapter 28. Measurements in Urban Hydrology 559 Philippe BATTAGLIA Chapter 29. Measuring Currents, Swells and the Sea Level 579 Jean-Michel TANGUY Chapter 30. Sedimentological Measurements in a Coastal Environment 583 Franck LEVOY and Bernadette TESSIER Chapter 31. New Technologies from Space 597 List of Authors 605 Index 611 General Index of Authors 613 Summary of Other Volumes in the Series 615

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  • ISBN13: 9781848211537
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 612
  • ID: 9781848211537
  • weight: 1104
  • ISBN10: 1848211538

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