Applying Research to Hydraulic Practice

by Peter E. Smith,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-316-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-316-5 (ISBN-10), 1982, Soft Cover, Pg. 743

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Conference information: Conference Applying Research to Hydraulic Practice | Jackson, Mississippi, United States | August 17-20, 1982

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


Approximately 75 of the papers presented at the 1982 ASCE Hydraulics Division Specialty Conference in Jackson, Mississippi are included in this publication. The papers examine many aspects of applying new approaches to solving hydraulic problems in hydraulic practice. Specific areas include drop structures, spillways, jets and mixing, tidal hydraulics, and tidal inlets. Particular attention is given to modeling in hydraulics including turbulence models, model studies, and verification of models of hydrologic transport and dispersion. Small hydro design innovations and applications are also considered and case histories of small hydro projects are presented. Design and performance of reversible flow trash racks are covered. The phenomena of sediment transport is covered including discussions on the energy/power approach to this phenomena. The control of water quality in reservoirs and releases is also examined.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic models | Hydrologic models | Sediment transport | Hydraulics | Tides | Case studies | Water quality | Publications


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