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Gravity Currents In the Environment and the Laboratory by John E. Simpson

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classical mechanics,
  • Earth Sciences,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Hydraulics,
  • Gravity,
  • Science / Earth Sciences

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7750874M
ISBN 100521664012
ISBN 109780521664011

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Gravity currents are described with a variety of laboratory experiments, many from the author's own work. Now in paperback, Gravity Currents is a valuable supplementary textbook for undergraduates and a reference work for research workers. This book is ideal to get a first, and yet deep, understanding of the dynamics of gravity currents and intrusions. -- International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 37, Noteworthy previous reviews have been written by Simpson () and Huppert (). Cited by:   About this book. This volume arises from the conference Sediment Transport and Deposition by Particulate Gravity Currents held in the UK in The field of particulate gravity currents ranges from turbidity currents in the oceans, lakes and reservoirs to pyroclastic density currents and avalanches, debris flows and lahars, grainflows, powder.   Gravity Currents is a valuable supplementary textbook for undergraduates and a reference work for research workers. The general reader will also find much of interest, since the author clearly describes the physics of flows involved without advanced mathematics, and with numerous photographs and : $

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