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Cohesive Sediments in Open Channels

Cohesive Sediments in Open Channels Book
Author : Emmanuel Partheniades
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2009-04-23
ISBN : 9780080877976
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Control the impact of cohesive sediments on open channels by managing the effects of silt, clay and other sediments in harbors, estuaries and reservoirs. Cohesive Sediments in Open Channels provides you with a practical framework for understanding how cohesive sediments are transported, deposited and eroded. One of the first books to approach the subject from an engineering’s perspective, this book supplies insight into applying hydraulic design as well as understanding the behavior of cohesive sediments in a flow field. Properties and of the nature and the origin of the interparticle physicochemical forces The forces between clay particles and the process of flocculation Processes and dynamics of flocculation and the hydrodynamic behavior of cohesive sediments Transport processes of sediments by flowing water and related equations are first presented and explained Deposition and resuspension of beds deposited from suspension from flowing waters Engineering applications of the hydraulics of cohesive sediments

Cohesive Sediments in Open Channels

Cohesive Sediments in Open Channels Book
Author : Emmanuel Partheniades
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fine Sediment In Open Water From Fundamentals To Modeling

Fine Sediment In Open Water  From Fundamentals To Modeling Book
Author : Johan C Winterwerp,Thijs Van Kessel,Bas Van Maren,Bram C Van Prooijen
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2021-11-08
ISBN : 9811243646
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fine Sediment in Open Water is mainly written for professional engineers working in estuaries and coastal systems. It provides the basis for a fundamental understanding of the physical, biological and chemical processes governing the transport and fate of fine sediment in open water and explains how this understanding can steer engineering studies with numerical models. This is a unique treatment of processes at a variety of spatial and temporal scales, from the micro-scale (colloid scale) to system-wide scales, and from intra-tidal time periods to decades.Beginning with the processes governing the transport and fate of fine sediment in shallow open water, the first eight chapters are dedicated to the hydrodynamic, soil mechanics and biological processes which determine fine sediment concentrations in the water column, in/on the bed and the exchange of sediment between bed and water column. The next two chapters treat the net fluxes of fine sediment as a function of asymmetries in forcing and sediment properties. These fundamental processes form the basis for the subsequent chapters on modeling in which the governing equations are presented, and tools are provided to aggregate and parameterize the various processes elaborated in the first eight chapters. Further, any numerical model study should be based on a conceptual model, as illustrated in the final five chapters, which provide examples of numerical modeling studies on the transport and fate of fine sediment in a coastal sea, an estuary, a tidal river, a lake, and around and within a harbor basin.

Flow in Open Channels

Flow in Open Channels Book
Author : K Subramanya
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2019-04-20
ISBN : 9353166349
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This edition has been revised to cater to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Civil Engineering and those studying Open Channel Hydraulics. Besides it will also be useful to aspiring and practicing engineers. The book fulfills the syllabi requirement of majority of Indian universities. Offering learning objective-based enriched content, well-structured layout, and a strong pedagogy, it includes questions from competitive examinations as well.

A One dimensional Model of Cohesive Sediment Transport in Open Channels

A One dimensional Model of Cohesive Sediment Transport in Open Channels Book
Author : Qianru Lin,University of Mississippi. School of Engineering
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Abstract: Fine-grained, cohesive sediments, widely existing in rivers, lakes, reservoirs, estuaries, etc., not only harmfully influence environment and ecosystems, but also cause problems to many types of structures, e.g., siltation in harbor entrance channels, docks and reservoirs. It has been recognized that when the fraction of fine-grained sediments is larger than about 10%, sediment mixtures consisting of cohesive and non-cohesive particles may exhibit cohesive properties, which gives a result that transport that transport processes of such mixtures are more complicated than those of coarse grained, non cohesive sediments. In an effort to understand and quantitatively predict the transport of sediment mixtures with cohesive and non-cohesive particles, a one-dimensional cohesive sediment transport model has been developed and integrated with the existing CCHE1D non-cohesive sediment transport model into a new sediment transport module, which calculates the concentrations of both cohesive and non-cohesive sediments using the same solver. Thereafter, the new sediment transport module has been incorporated with the hydrodynamic model into a newly enhanced CCHE1D model framework. A detailed mathematical description, numerical discretization, and solutions of the governing equations of the new sediment transport model are presented in this thesis. The cohesive sediment transport model simulates the deposition and erosion of cohesive sediments considering the effects of flocculation and consolidation. It relates the flocculation to the sediment size, sediment concentration, salinity, and turbulence intensity, and represents the consolidation of cohesive bed material through the temporal variation of dry bed density. The new sediment transport model takes into account the interactions between cohesive and non-cohesive sediments exceeds certain limits. The developed cohesive sediment transport model has been validated using two single-sized cohesive transport experiments conducted by Hayter (1983) and Dixit ((1982). The entire integrated sediment transport model has been tested by three real-world cases: the lower Fox River in Wisconsin, U.S., the Three Gorges Reservoir in China, and the Danjiangkou Reservoir in China. The model shows a good agreement between simulated results and measured data. After having been validated by a variety of laboratory and field cases, the new model can be applied to studies of real-world problems related to cohesive and non-cohesive sediments, with high efficiency and reliability.

The Use of Delft3D to Simulate the Deposition of Cohesive and Non Cohesive Sediments in Irrigation Systems

The Use of Delft3D to Simulate the Deposition of Cohesive and Non Cohesive Sediments in Irrigation Systems Book
Author : Shaimaa Abd Al-Amear Theol
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-03-13
ISBN : 1000069249
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sediment deposition threatens the performance of many irrigation systems. Because of the high impact on irrigation performance and crop production, many studies have been done on how to deal with sediment deposition. In this research, the Delft3D model, originally developed for hydro-morphologic modeling of rivers and estuaries, was adapted for the use in irrigation systems simulations and applied to different case studies. This research addresses two shortcomings of previous studies of sediments in irrigation systems. Firstly, while previous studies primarily used 1D models, this research uses a 2D/3D model. The use of 2D/3D models in irrigation systems is significant because the non-uniform flow around structures such as offtakes, weirs and gates, leads to asymmetric sedimentation patterns that are missed by 1D simulations. Secondly, whereas previous studies mostly considered non-cohesive sediments, this research simulates cohesive, non-cohesive and a mix of both sediment types. This is important for irrigation systems that draw water from natural rivers that carry a mix of cohesive and non-cohesive sediments. The findings of this research are important for irrigation system maintenance and gate operation. It is also essential for the development of canal operating plans that meet crop water requirements and at the same time minimizes sediment deposition by alternating gates.

An Introduction to Hydraulics of Fine Sediment Transport

An Introduction to Hydraulics of Fine Sediment Transport Book
Author : Ashish J Mehta
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
Release : 2013-09-30
ISBN : 9814449504
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents observations on the phenomena of fine sediment transport and their explanations under process-related divisions such as flocculation, erosion, and deposition. The text is a compilation of the author's lecture notes from nearly four decades of teaching and guiding graduate students in civil and coastal engineering. Illustrations of fine sediment transport processes and their complexities given in the book are taken from field and laboratory-based observations by the author and his students, as well as numerous investigators. The wide-ranging composition of particles (of inorganic and organic matter), their universal presence and their complex interactions with hydraulic forces make this branch of science a difficult one to deal with in a single treatise. It is therefore essential to study fine sediment transport as an independent subject rather than cover it in no more than a single chapter as many texts on coarse sediment transport have done. Even though the entire coverage is “introductory”, the twelve chapters collectively include more material than what can be reasonably dealt with in a one semester, three-credit course. The book includes an extensive description of the components of fine-grained — especially cohesive — sediment transport. It covers the development of the subject in scientific and engineering applications mainly from the 1950s to its present state. Solved examples and chapter-end exercises are also included. This text is aimed at senior civil engineering undergraduates and graduate students who, in the normal course of their study, seldom come across the subject of fine sediment transport in their curricula. Interested students should have a basic understanding of the mechanics of fluid flow and open channel hydraulics.

River Sedimentation

River Sedimentation Book
Author : Silke Wieprecht,Stefan Haun,Karolin Weber,Markus Noack,Kristina Terheiden
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-11-30
ISBN : 1317225317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sediment dynamics in fluvial systems is of great ecological, economic and human-health-related significance worldwide. Appropriate management strategies are therefore needed to limit maintenance costs as well as minimize potential hazards to the aquatic and adjacent environments. Human intervention, ranging from nutrient/pollutant release to physical modifications, has a large impact on sediment quantity and quality and thus on river morphology as well as on ecological functioning. Truly understanding sediment dynamics requires as a consequence a multidisciplinary approach.River Sedimentation contains the peer-reviewed scientific contributions presented at the 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (ISRS 2016, Stuttgart, Germany, 19-22 September 2016), and includes recent accomplishments in theoretical developments, numerical modelling, experimental laboratory work, field investigations and monitoring as well as management methodologies.

River Flow 2016

River Flow 2016 Book
Author : George Constantinescu,Marcelo Garcia,Dan Hanes
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-06-22
ISBN : 1315644479
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Understanding and being able to predict fluvial processes is one of the biggest challenges for hydraulics and environmental engineers, hydrologists and other scientists interested in preserving and restoring the diverse functions of rivers. The interactions among flow, turbulence, vegetation, macroinvertebrates and other organisms, as well as the transport and retention of particulate matter, have important consequences on the ecological health of rivers. Managing rivers in an ecologically friendly way is a major component of sustainable engineering design, maintenance and restoration of ecological habitats. To address these challenges, a major focus of River Flow 2016 was to highlight the latest advances in experimental, computational and theoretical approaches that can be used to deepen our understanding and capacity to predict flow and the associated fluid-driven ecological processes, anthropogenic influences, sediment transport and morphodynamic processes. River Flow 2016 was organized under the auspices of the Committee for Fluvial Hydraulics of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR). Since its first edition in 2002, the River Flow conference series has become the main international event focusing on river hydrodynamics, sediment transport, river engineering and restoration. Some of the highlights of the 8th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics were to focus on inter-disciplinary research involving, among others, ecological and biological aspects relevant to river flows and processes and to emphasize broader themes dealing with river sustainability. River Flow 2016 (extended abstract book 854 pages + full paper CD-ROM 2436 pages) contains the contributions presented during the regular sessions covering the main conference themes and the special sessions focusing on specific hot topics of river flow research, and will be of interest to academics interested in hydraulics, hydrology and environmental engineering.

Turbulence and Flow Sediment Interactions in Open Channel Flows

Turbulence and Flow   Sediment Interactions in Open Channel Flows Book
Author : Roberto Gaudio
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-06-04
ISBN : 3039438999
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The main focus of this Special Issue of Water is the state-of-the-art and recent research on turbulence and flow–sediment interactions in open-channel flows. Our knowledge of river hydraulics is deepening, thanks to both laboratory/field experiments related to the characteristics of turbulence and their link to erosion, transport, deposition, and local scouring phenomena. Collaboration among engineers, physicists, and other experts is increasing and furnishing new inter-/multidisciplinary perspectives to the research of river hydraulics and fluid mechanics. At the same time, the development of both sophisticated laboratory instrumentation and computing skills is giving rise to excellent experimental–numerical comparative studies. Thus, this Special Issue, with ten papers by researchers from many institutions around the world, aims at offering a modern panoramic view on all the above aspects to the vast audience of river researchers.

Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Dynamics

Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Dynamics Book
Author : Ashish J. Mehta
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-03-07
ISBN : 1461249368
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The background for the Workshop on Cohesive Sediment Dynamics - . !!!!!. Special Reference to Physical Processes in Estuaries is briefly outlined in Chapter I. Here I wish to acknowledge those whose support I consider to be pivotal to this under taking. My deepest appreciation goes to Cynthia Vey, whose organizational skills and dedicated effort made the completion of this volume possible. Thanks are also due to Gail Terry for workshop organization, Jean Branson for word processing and Lillean Pieter for helping with drawings. Finally, I must express my sincere appreciation to Arthur Ezra 9f the National Science Foundation for providing support (through Grant No. CEE-8401185) for the workshop, and to Hsiang Wang for depart mental encouragement. With deepest regret, I must note the untimely death of Ranjan Ariathurai, 39, on June 5, 1985, before this volume could be published. He was a guiding force to many within the small group of researchers in cohesive sediment dynamics, and his professional brilliance and inspirational personal qualities constituted the true spirit . behind the workshop. I trust this volume will serve, albeit in a small way, as a fitting memory to this spirit, and to the remarkable professional contributions Ranjan made during his short career. Professor Ray B. Krone Professor Emmanuel Partheniades Department of Civil Engineering Department of Engineering Sciences University of California University of Florida Davis, California Gainesville, Florida TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. INTRODUCTION Ashish J. Mehta •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 1 II.

Transport of Suspended Solids in Open Channels

Transport of Suspended Solids in Open Channels Book
Author : W. Bechteler
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2022-04-13
ISBN : 1351407031
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Conference Proceedings of Euromech 192: Transport of suspended solids in open channels, Munich, Neubiberg, 11-15 June 1985. Rapid growth in water requirements makes it necessary to increase the amount of water drawn from rivers. The dams necessary for capturing river water have to be built to resist damage when large floods occur, and an idea of the possible destructive power of floods is given by the front cover photograph.

Introduction to the Physics of Cohesive Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environment

Introduction to the Physics of Cohesive Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environment Book
Author : Johan C. Winterwerp,Walther G.M. van Kesteren
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2004-08-20
ISBN : 9780080473734
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is an introduction to the physical processes of cohesive sediment in the marine environment. It focuses on highly dynamic systems, such as estuaries and coastal seas. Processes on the continental shelf are also discussed and attention is given to the effects of chemistry, biology and gas. The process descriptions are based on hydrodynamic and soil mechanic principles, which integrate at the soil-water interface. This approach is substantiated through a classification scheme of sediment occurrences in which distinction is made between cohesive and granular material. Emphasis is also placed on the important interactions between turbulent flow and cohesive sediment suspensions, and on the impact of flow-induced forces on the stability of the seabed. An overview of literature on cohesive sediment dynamics is presented and a number of new developments are highlighted, in particular in relation to floc formation, settling and sedimentation, consolidation, bed failure and liquefaction and erosion of the bed. Moreover, it presents a summary on methods and techniques to measure the various sediment properties necessary to quantify the various parameters in the physical-mathematical model descriptions. A number of examples and case studies have been included.

Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow

Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow Book
Author : Hubert Chanson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2004-05-25
ISBN : 0080472974
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since the publication of its first edition in 1999, 'The Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow' has been praised by professionals, academics, students and researchers alike as the most practical modern textbook on open channel flow available. This new edition includes substantial new material on hydraulic modelling, in particular addressing unsteady open channel flows. There are also many new exercises and projects, including a major new revision assignment. This innovative textbook contains numerous examples and practical applications, and is fully illustrated with photographs. Dr Chanson introduces the basic principles of open channel flow and takes readers through the key topics of sediment transport, hydraulic modelling and the design of hydraulic structures. ·Comprehensive coverage of the basic principles of key application areas of the hydraulics of open channel flow ·New exercises and examples added to aid understanding ·Ideal for use by students and lecturers in civil and environmental engineering

Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow

Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow Book
Author : Glenn E. Moglen
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-04-17
ISBN : 1466580070
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exposes You to Current Industry-Standard Tools Open channel flow is covered in essentially all civil and environmental engineering programs, usually by final-year undergraduate or graduate students studying water resources. Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow outlines current theory along with clear and fully solved examples that illustrate the concepts and are geared to a first course in open channel flow. It highlights the practical computational tools students can use to solve problems, such as spreadsheet applications and the HEC-RAS program. It assumes a foundation in fluid mechanics, then adopts a deliberately logical sequence through energy, momentum, friction, gradually varied flow (first qualitative, then quantitative), and the basics of sediment transport. Taps into Your Innate Ability to Understand Complex Concepts Visually Open channel flow can be understood through just a few simple equations, graphs, and computational tools. For students, the book comes with downloadable animations that illustrate basic concepts visually with synchronous graphical presentation of fundamental relationships. For instructors, PowerPoint slides and solutions to end-of-chapter problems are provided. Delivers simple but powerful software animations Conveys material in three ways (analytical, graphical, computational/empirical) to aid multiple types of learners and improve overall accessibility Includes new fundamental equation for alternate depths Discusses flow transients supported by animations and calculations Emphasizes applications of common and useful computational tools Developed by an author who has been teaching open channel flow to university students for the past fifteen years, Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow provides you with a detailed explanation of the basics of open channel flow using examples and animation, and offers expert guidance on the practical application of graphical and computational tools.

Sediment Transport

Sediment Transport Book
Author : Andrew Manning
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2013-03-13
ISBN : 953511039X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sediment Transport Processes and their Modelling Applications is a book which covers a wide range of topics. The effective management of many aquatic environments, requires a detailed understanding of sediment dynamics. This has both environmental and economic implications, especially where there is any anthropogenic involvement. Numerical models are often the tool used for predicting the transport and fate of sediment movement in these situations, as they can estimate the various spatial and temporal fluxes. However, the physical sedimentary processes can vary quite considerably depending upon whether the local sediments are fully cohesive, non-cohesive, or a mixture of both types. For this reason for more than half a century, scientists, engineers, hydrologists and mathematicians have all been continuing to conduct research into the many aspects which influence sediment transport. These issues range from processes such as scour, erosion and deposition, to how sediment process observations can be applied in sediment transport modelling frameworks. This book reports the findings from recent research in applied sediment transport which has been conducted in a wide range of aquatic environments. The research was carried out by researchers who specialise in the transport of sediments and related issues.

Hydrodynamic and Mass Transport at Freshwater Aquatic Interfaces

Hydrodynamic and Mass Transport at Freshwater Aquatic Interfaces Book
Author : Paweł Rowiński,Andrea Marion
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-01-27
ISBN : 3319277502
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents selected contributions of the 34th International School of Hydraulics that was held in May 2015 in Zelechów, Poland. It gives an overview about the state of the art in environmental hydraulics. A special emphasis is put upon physical, biochemical and ecological processes that act at interfaces in natural surface water bodies but also other important hydraulic problems are considered. The achievements of well-known researchers from all over the world as well as the results obtained by young researchers, among others within a Marie Curie funded Initial Training Network, led by the University of Padua (HYTECH - HYdrodynamic Transport at Ecologically Critical Heterogeneous Interfaces) are gathered in this volume.

Open Channel Hydraulics River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology

Open Channel Hydraulics  River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology Book
Author : Artur Radecki-Pawlik,Stefano Pagliara,Jan Hradecky
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-09-07
ISBN : 1498730833
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents practical hydraulic and river engineering research along with fluvial geomorphological concepts, and links the theoretical and practical knowledge of people working every day with rivers, streams, and hydraulic structures to fluvial geomorphology. Besides providing a guide for professionals, this book also provides material for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to rehabilitate rivers, streams, and waterways.

Hydraulic Research in the United States 1970

Hydraulic Research in the United States 1970 Book
Author : United States. National Bureau of Standards
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1971
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NIST Special Publication

NIST Special Publication Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1959
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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