Environmental Studies

Download Advances in Water Resources Engineering by Chih Ted Yang, Lawrence K. Wang PDF

Posted On March 3, 2017 at 10:02 pm by / Comments Off on Download Advances in Water Resources Engineering by Chih Ted Yang, Lawrence K. Wang PDF

By Chih Ted Yang, Lawrence K. Wang

This ebook, Advances in Water assets Engineering, quantity 14, covers the subjects on watershed sediment dynamics and modeling, built-in simulation of interactive floor water and groundwater structures, river channel stabilization with submerged vanes, non-equilibrium sediment delivery, reservoir sedimentation, and fluvial approaches, minimal strength dissipation fee thought and functions, hydraulic modeling improvement and alertness, geophysical equipment for evaluation of earthen dams, soil erosion on upland components via rainfall and overland circulation, geofluvial modeling methodologies and functions, and environmental water engineering glossary.

Show description

Read or Download Advances in Water Resources Engineering PDF

Similar environmental studies books

Challenged Earth: An Overview of Humanity's Stewardship of Earth

This well timed e-book offers a accomplished perception into the demanding situations dealing with humanity and Earth within the twenty first century. It opens with a dialogue at the domination of all the continents and oceans via a growing to be human inhabitants. this can be by way of an appraisal of the level to which water and nutrition offers should be in a position to accommodate this inhabitants, that may succeed in 11 billion by way of 2100.

Radioactivity in the Environment, Volume 16: Environmental Radionuclides (Tracers and Timers of Terrestrial Processes)

The publication offers a state-of-the-art precis of information at the use of radionuclides to check strategies and structures within the continental a part of the Earth's setting. it truly is conceived as a significant other to the 2 volumes of this sequence which take care of isotopes as tracers within the marine setting (Livingston "Marine Radioactivity") and with the radioecology of traditional and man-made terrestrial platforms (Shaw, "Radioactivity in Terrestrial Ecosystems").

The Soils of Taiwan

This e-book provides a entire and updated evaluation on soils of Taiwan. It contains sections on soil learn heritage, weather, geology, geomorphology, significant soil varieties, soil maps, soil houses, soil category, soil fertility, land use and plants, soil administration, soils and people, soils and undefined, destiny soil concerns.

Rhodolith/Maërl Beds: A Global Perspective

Rhodolith beds are well-known the world over as a different atmosphere, and they're the point of interest of this interdisciplinary ebook. those marine beds happen around the world, from the tropics to the poles, ranging extensive from intertidal to deep subtidal habitats and they're additionally represented in huge fossil deposits.

Additional resources for Advances in Water Resources Engineering

Example text

11) where k coefficient related to the erodibility of the surface soil Θx the Shields parameter denoting the strength of flow at the position x β the the index related to the eroding efficiency of the runoff. According to the study of sediment incipient motion in river channels [4], the value of the index β can be determined by the fluid and sediment characteristics. However, microtopography has a significant impact on the convergence of flow on the hillslope surface. , in rills, can erode more particles than a sheet flow.

25. In general, the simulated sediment runoff had the same order of magnitude as the field data, and the simulated daily sediment load matched the trend of the field processes. Nevertheless, there were still discrepancies between the simulated values and the observed ones based on the available data. Three possible reasons are proposed 36 G. Wang et al. Fig. 80 Fig. 25 Flow discharge and sediment load at Longmen station in 1977 [34] 1 Watershed Sediment Dynamics and Modeling 37 here. First, it is somewhat difficult to calibrate and verify the distributed parameters for such a large watershed.

22. 7. Overall, the simulation results during the period of model validation seemed to be a little worse than those during the period of model calibration. However, they still clearly reflected the soil erosion process at the Zichang station, which further proved the validity and practicability of the DYRIM. 3 Application in the Coarse Sediment Source Area The highest annual sediment yield in the recorded history of the Loess Plateau occurred in 1967 in the coarse sediment source area. 39 × 109 t.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 29 votes