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Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Memorial Volume in honour of Prof. Gerhard H. Jirka

Environmental Fluid Mechanics by Wolfgang Rodi
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Gerhard H. Jirka 1944–2010

1 Mixing and transport processes in environmental fluid systems: Gerhard Jirka’s scientific achievements
T. Bleninger, H. Herlina, V. Weitbrecht and S. Socolofsky

Shallow flows

2 Horizontal mixing in shallow flows
W.S.J. Uijttewaal

3 Onset and development of instabilities in shallow shear flows
M.S. Ghidaoui, M.Y. Lam and J.H. Liang

4 Shallow flows with bottom topography
G.J.F. van Heijst, L.P.J. Kamp and R. Theunissen

5 Characteristic scales and consequences of large-scale horizontal coherent structures in shallow open-channel flows
A.M. Ferreira da Silva, H. Ahmari and A. Kanani

6 Waves and currents: Hawking radiation in the hydraulics laboratory?
G.A. Lawrence, S. Weinfurtner, E.W. Tedford, M.C.J. Penrice and W.G. Unruh

Fluvial hydraulics

7 Numerical simulation of turbulent flow and sediment transport processes in arbitrarily complex waterways
S. Kang, A. Khosronejad and F. Sotiropoulos

8 Morphodynamic equilibrium of tidal channels
G. Seminara, M. Bolla Pittaluga and N. Tambroni

9 Flow structure and sustainability of pools in gravel-bed rivers
S.E. Parkinson, P. Goodwin and D. Caamaño

10 Drag forces and flow resistance of flexible riparian vegetation
A. Dittrich, J. Aberle and T. Schoneboom

11 Flow-biota interactions in aquatic systems: Scales, mechanisms, and challenges
V. Nikora, S. Cameron, I. Albayrak, O. Miler, N. Nikora, F. Siniscalchi, M. Stewart and M. O’Hare

Small-scale phenomena

12 Interaction of flows and particles at sub-micrometer scales
D. Chen and H. Huang

13 Environmental aspects of wastewater hydraulics
W.H. Hager

14 Diffusive-type of double diffusion in lakes-a review
A. Wüest, T. Sommer, M. Schmid and J.R. Carpenter

Jets and stratified flow

15 Multiple jet interaction in stagnant shallow water
A.C.H. Lai and J.H.W. Lee

16 Evolution of turbulent jets in low-aspect ratio containers
S.I. Voropayev, C. Nath and H.J.S. Fernando

17 Modelling internal solitary waves in shallow stratified fluids
P.A. Davies and M. Carr

Gravity currents

18 Optical methods in the laboratory: An application to density currents over bedforms
J. Ezequiel Martin, T. Sun and M.H. García

19 Extinction of near-bed turbulence due to self-stratification in turbidity currents: The dependence on shear Reynolds number
M.I. Cantero, S. Balachandar, A. Cantelli and G. Parker

20 Revisiting gravity currents and free shear flows
J. Bühler and M. Princevac

21 On the effect of drag on the propagation of compositional gravity currents
G. Constantinescu

Mass transfer

22 Gas transfer at water surfaces
B. Jähne

23 Mass transfer from bubble swarms
J.S. Gulliver

24 Modelling bacteria and trace metal fluxes in estuarine basins
R.A. Falconer, B. Lin, W.B. Rauen, C.M. Stapleton and D. Kay

CRC Press; May 2012
452 pages; ISBN 9780203803967
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