By Sébastien Erpicum,Frédéric Laugier,Michael Pfister,Michel Pirotton,Guy-Michel Cicero,Anton J. Schleiss
Dam engineering is presently experiencing a powerful revival of labyrinth orientated weirs. Labyrinth weirs, with a repetitive constructional personality and an elevated particular discharge skill, are a great technical-economical compromise. the concept that of Piano Key Weir (PKW), with alveoli built in overhangs from a discounted help region, permits the install of non-linear crests on the best of concrete dams. for this reason it gets rid of the most problem of classical labyrinth weirs, and permits their use to rehabilitate a number of present dams.
Since the 1st implementation of piano key weirs by way of Electricité de France on Goulours dam (France) in 2006, not less than 8 PKWs were in-built France, Vietnam and Switzerland. Their operation over many years has already supplied the 1st prototype information. different tasks are below research, building or making plans in diversified international locations. On one other hand, learn courses are below development all around the world.
Following a primary variation in 2011, Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs II – PKW 2013 collects updated contributions from individuals with a number of backgrounds, from engineers and researchers to lecturers. Summarizing the final advancements on labyrinth orientated weirs, the ebook constitutes the cutting-edge in study and alertness of piano key weir recommendations, and should be necessary to execs and scientists attracted to Dams Engineering.
By S. Balachandar,A. Prosperetti
By Manhar R. Dhanak,Nikolaos I. Xiros
This instruction manual is the definitive reference for the interdisciplinary box that's ocean engineering. It integrates the assurance of primary and utilized fabric and incorporates a different spectrum of structures, thoughts and operations within the maritime surroundings, in addition to delivering a complete replace on modern, modern ocean applied sciences. insurance includes an assessment at the basics of ocean technological know-how, ocean indications and instrumentation, coastal buildings, advancements in ocean power applied sciences and ocean autos and automation. It goals at practitioners in quite a number offshore industries and naval institutions in addition to educational researchers and graduate scholars in ocean, coastal, offshore and marine engineering and naval structure.
The Springer instruction manual of Ocean Engineering is prepared in 5 components: half A: basics, half B: self sustaining Ocean autos, Subsystems and regulate, half C: Coastal layout, half D: Offshore applied sciences, half E: power Conversion
By Dominic Breit
Existence idea for Generalized Newtonian Fluids offers a rigorous mathematical remedy of the lifestyles of susceptible suggestions to generalized Navier-Stokes equations modeling Non-Newtonian fluid flows. The publication offers classical effects, advancements during the last 50 years of study, and up to date effects with proofs.
- Provides the cutting-edge of the mathematical thought of Generalized Newtonian fluids
- Combines elliptic, parabolic and stochastic difficulties inside of life thought lower than one umbrella
- Focuses at the development of the solenoidal Lipschitz truncation, hence allowing readers to use it to mathematical research
- Approaches stochastic PDEs with a standpoint uniquely appropriate for research, delivering an creation to Galerkin procedure for SPDEs and instruments for compactness
By Rui M.L. Ferreira,Elsa C.T.L. Alves,Joao G.A.B. Leal,Antonio H. Cardoso
Rivers are advanced entities. as well as being precious natural world habitats, they help human actions via offering water for human utilization, renewable strength and handy transportation. Rivers can also pose threats to riverine groups, within the kind of floods and different normal or man-induced hazards.
Contemporary societies realize their accountability in making sure the sustainable use of rivers and in holding river’s intrinsic ecological and panorama values. This legal responsibility is frequently in clash with riverine low-priced exploitation and with chance administration matters. As a self-discipline, Fluvial Hydraulics makes an important contribution to the advance of techniques for sustainable river use by means of supplying new modelling instruments and engineering suggestions in keeping with advances in phenomenological figuring out and in computational modelling. River stream 2006 contains the lawsuits of the 3rd variation of the foreign convention on Fluvial Hydraulics, equipped below the auspices of the Fluvial Hydraulics portion of the overseas organization of Hydraulic Engineering and study (IAHR). The booklet covers matters reminiscent of river hydrodynamics, morphodynamics and sediment delivery. different contributions describe interdisciplinary ways and stories, really concerning interfacial actions concerning environmental sciences and knowledge applied sciences. River stream 2006 includes the latest theoretical accomplishments, numerical advancements, experimental investigations and box reviews in Fluvial Hydraulics. it's a very good source for researchers, civil and environmental engineers, and practitioners in river-related disciplines.
By Edmund J. Sullivan
This monograph offers a unified method of model-based processing for underwater acoustic arrays. using actual versions in passive array processing isn't really a brand new thought, however it has been used on a case-by-case foundation, and as such, lacks any unifying constitution. This paintings perspectives all such processing tools as estimation techniques, which then might be unified via treating all of them as a sort of joint estimation in keeping with a Kalman-type recursive processor, which might be recursive both in area or time, counting on the applying. this can be performed for 3 purposes. First, the Kalman clear out offers a common framework for the inclusion of actual versions in a processing scheme. moment, it permits poorly identified version parameters to be together envisioned besides the amounts of curiosity. this can be vital, considering the fact that in sure parts of array processing already in use, akin to these in line with matched-field processing, the so-called mismatch challenge both degrades functionality or, certainly, prevents any resolution in any respect. Thirdly, the sort of unification presents a proper technique of quantifying the functionality development. The time period model-based can be strictly outlined because the use of physics-based versions as a method of introducing a priori info. This leads obviously to viewing the tactic as a Bayesian processor. brief expositions of estimation conception and acoustic array conception are provided, via a presentation of the Kalman clear out in its recursive estimator shape. Examples of functions to localization, bearing estimation, variety estimation and version parameter estimation are supplied besides experimental effects verifying the strategy. The publication is adequately self-contained to function a consultant for the applying of model-based array processing for the practising engineer.
By Mohiuddin A. Khan
Proven tools for combating and mitigating bridge and street flood scour
Offering certain guidance on bridge scour countermeasures, this complete source presents a proactive method for the layout and development of bridges to avoid scour, in addition to a reactive plan for post-flood catastrophe management.
Topics mentioned comprise erosion, factors of scour, AASHTO layout codes, hydrology, hydraulics, scour research, inspection tools, and smooth fabrics expertise. Real-world case reviews illustrate the thoughts awarded. The authoritative details during this sensible advisor can assist you to improve extra effective and comparatively cheap layout procedures and bridge administration platforms for river bridges subjected to floods.
Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways covers:
- Floods, scour difficulties, and mitigation
- River instability as a result of circulate obstructions
- Past mess ups and bridges susceptible to failure
- Geotechnical and hydraulic concerns at scour-critical rivers and bridges
- Hydrology, floods, and scour-critical bridges
- Estimating scour depths and choosing appropriate countermeasures
- Inspections, scores, and tracking countermeasures
- FHWA, HEC-18, and HEC-23 scour countermeasures as remediation
- Innovative equipment of flood keep an eye on and catastrophe management
By Jan-Erik Vinnem
Offshore possibility Assessment used to be the 1st ebook to house quantified chance evaluate (QRA) as utilized particularly to offshore installations and operations. chance evaluation strategies were used for greater than 3 many years within the offshore oil and gasoline undefined, and their use is decided to extend more and more because the strikes into new parts and faces new demanding situations in older regions.
This up to date and multiplied 3rd variation has been expert through an incredible R&D application on offshore chance overview in Norway and summarizes examine from 2006 to the current day. Rooted with an intensive dialogue of hazard metrics and chance research methodology, next chapters are dedicated to analytical methods to escalation, get away, evacuation and rescue research of protection and emergency systems.
Separate chapters examine the most dangers of offshore buildings: fireplace, explosion, collision, and falling items in addition to structural and marine dangers. possibility mitigation and keep an eye on are mentioned, in addition to an indication of ways the consequences from quantitative chance evaluation stories will be awarded. The 3rd moment version has an improved concentrate on using probability evaluation recommendations within the operation of offshore installations. additionally decommissioning of installations is covered.
Not in basic terms does Offshore threat Assessment describe the cutting-edge of QRA, it additionally identifies weaknesses and parts that want extra improvement. This re-creation additionally illustrates purposes or quantitative danger research technique to offshore petroleum applications.
A finished reference for teachers and scholars of marine/offshore possibility evaluate and administration, the publication also needs to be owned by way of execs within the undefined, contractors, providers, experts and regulatory authorities.
By Arkady Tsinober
This booklet severely reexamines what turbulence fairly is, from a primary standpoint and in line with observations from nature, laboratories, and direct numerical simulations. It comprises serious checks and a comparative research of the foremost advancements, their evolution and screw ups, besides key misconceptions and outmoded paradigms. the most emphasis is on conceptual and not easy features, actual phenomena, observations, misconceptions and unresolved matters instead of on traditional formalistic facets, types, and so on. except the most obvious primary significance of turbulent flows, this emphasis stems from the fundamental premise that with out corresponding growth in primary elements there's little likelihood for growth in functions akin to drag aid, blending, keep watch over and modeling of turbulence. extra usually, there's additionally a determined have to seize the actual basics of the technological strategies within which turbulence performs a principal role.
By Jiyu Chen,Doeke Eisma,Kenji Hotta,H. Jesse Walker