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The book provides a comprehensive treatment of earth-dam breaching and its modeling. The material contained in the book can be readily used for planning and designing dam-disaster relief work. The data and the technical matter contained in the book are not available under one cover anywhere else. The book is timely in that it is being completed in the United Nations Decade for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. Audience: Practitioners, managers, academians, researchers, as well as graduate students in hydrology, water resources management, natural hazards research and environmental management.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Dam Breaching. 3. Hydraulics of Dam Breaching. 4. Major Recorded Dam Breaches in the World. 5. Empirical Models: Dimensional Analytical Solutions. 6. Empirical Models: Dimensionless Analytical Solutions. 7. Mathematical Models of Dam Breaching. 8. Comparative Evaluation of Dam-Breach Models. References. Subject Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789048146680
Author:
Singh, V. P.
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Hydrogeology
Subject:
Environmental management
Subject:
Meteorology/Climatology
Subject:
Geography-Water and Hydrology
Subject:
atmospheric sciences
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Language, literature and biography
Subject:
Earth and Environmental Science
Subject:
Hydraulic engineering
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1996
Series:
Water Science and Technology Library
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
20101206
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
240 x 160 mm 398 gr

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History and Social Science » Geography » Water and Hydrology
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Combinatorics
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Meteorology

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