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  • Full Seismic Waveform Modelling and Inversion
    Full Seismic Waveform Modelling and Inversion (English, Hardback) Andreas Fichtner

    This book develops and describes state of the art methodologies covering all aspects of full waveform tomography. It provides a variety of case studies on all scales from local to global based on a large number of examples involving real data.

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  • Variational Formulation of Fluid and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
    Variational Formulation of Fluid and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (English, Hardback) Fulvio Crisciani

    This book describes the derivation of the equations of motion of fluids as well as the dynamics of ocean and atmospheric currents on both large and small scales through the use of variational methods.

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  • Non-Hydrostatic Free Surface Flows
    Non-Hydrostatic Free Surface Flows (English, Hardback) Willi H. Hager

    This book provides essential information on the higher mathematical level of approximation of the gradually varied flow theory, also referred to as the Boussinesq-type theory. In this context, it presents higher order flow equations, together with their applications in a broad range of pertinent engineering and environmental problems, including open channel, groundwater, and granular material...

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  • Shapes and Dynamics of Granular Minor Planets
    Shapes and Dynamics of Granular Minor Planets (English, Hardback) Ishan Sharma

    This book develops a general approach that can be systematically refined to investigate the statics and dynamics of deformable solid bodies. These methods are then employed to small bodies in the Solar System. With several space missions underway and more being planned, interest in our immediate neighbourhood is growing. In this spirit, this book investigates various phenomena encountered in...

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  • Introduction to the Thermodynamically Constrained Averaging Theory for Porous Medium Systems
    Introduction to the Thermodynamically Constrained Averaging Theory for Porous Medium Systems (English, Paperback) William G. Gray, Cass T. Miller

    This unitary resource sets out the derivation of conservation, thermodynamic, and evolution equations used in modeling multiphase porous media systems. It includes detailed, multiscale applications and a forward-looking discussion of open research issues.

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  • Physics of Lakes
    Physics of Lakes (English, Paperback) Kolumban Hutter, Irina P. Chubarenko

    This book describes methods of investigation for processes taking place in real lakes, as components of the geophysical environment. Covers numerical modeling, observation and experimental procedures, and the dynamics of lake water as a particle-laden fluid.

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  • Gradually-varied Flow Profiles in Open Channels
    Gradually-varied Flow Profiles in Open Channels (English, Paperback) Chyan-Deng Jan

    This book shows how to solve GVF profiles using direct integration and Gaussian hypergeometric function. Lays groundwork for computing at one sweep the GVF profiles in a series of sustaining and adverse channels, which may have horizontal slopes between them.

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  • Fluid and Thermodynamics
    Fluid and Thermodynamics (English, Hardback) Kolumban Hutter, Yongqi Wang

    3D creeping flows and rapid granular avalanches are treated in the context of the shallow flow approximation, and it is demonstrated that uniqueness and stability deliver a natural transition to turbulence modeling at the zero, first order closure level.

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  • Fluid and Thermodynamics
    Fluid and Thermodynamics (English, Hardback) Kolumban Hutter, Yongqi Wang

    Simple, yet precise solutions to special flows are also constructed, namely Blasius boundary layer flows, matched asymptotics of the Navier-Stokes equations, global laws of steady and unsteady boundary layer flows and laminar and turbulent pipe flows.

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  • Dynamic and Transient Infinite Elements
    Dynamic and Transient Infinite Elements (English, Paperback) Chongbin Zhao

    This book presents state-of-the-art theory and the application of dynamic and transient infinite elements for simulating the far fields of infinite domains involved in many of scientific and engineering problems.

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  • Shallow Geophysical Mass Flows down Arbitrary Topography
    Shallow Geophysical Mass Flows down Arbitrary Topography (English, Hardback) Ioana Luca, Yih-Chin Tai

    This book lays a foundation for formulating depth-averaged equations describing shallow geophysical mass flows - landslides, avalanches or debris flows. Offering detailed derivation of model equations, its stimulating examples show how the models are applied.

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  • Non-fickian Solute Transport in Porous Media
    Non-fickian Solute Transport in Porous Media (English, Paperback) Don Kulasiri

    This book develops a novel approach to model the non-fickian solute transport in saturated porous media. It presents a multiscale theory with scale independent coefficients and illustrates the outcome with available data at different scales.

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  • Physics of Lakes
    Physics of Lakes (English, Paperback) Kolumban Hutter, Yongqi Wang

    This volume examines lakes as oscillators. It covers barotropic and baroclinic waves in homogeneous and stratified lakes on the rotating Earth, presents a classification of rotating shallow-water waves and describes Kelvin-type and Poincare-type waves.

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  • Introduction to the Thermodynamically Constrained Averaging Theory for Porous Medium Systems
    Introduction to the Thermodynamically Constrained Averaging Theory for Porous Medium Systems (English, Hardback) William G. Gray, Cass T. Miller

    This unitary resource sets out the derivation of conservation, thermodynamic, and evolution equations used in modeling multiphase porous media systems. It includes detailed, multiscale applications and a forward-looking discussion of open research issues.

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  • Nonlinear Internal Waves in Lakes
    Nonlinear Internal Waves in Lakes (English, Paperback) Kolumban Hutter

    Internal wave dynamics in lakes (and oceans) is an important physical element in the geophysical fluid mechanics of the world's `quiescent' water bodies. This volume examines the issue through cutting-edge nonlinear internal dynamics and field case studies.

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  • Gradually-varied Flow Profiles in Open Channels
    Gradually-varied Flow Profiles in Open Channels (English, Hardback) Chyan-Deng Jan

    This book shows how to solve GVF profiles using direct integration and Gaussian hypergeometric function. Lays groundwork for computing at one sweep the GVF profiles in a series of sustaining and adverse channels, which may have horizontal slopes between them.

    $105.37 $129.00
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  • Introduction to Climate Modelling
    Introduction to Climate Modelling (English, Paperback) Thomas Stocker

    This book showcases the global energy balance of the climate system and feedback processes that determine the climate sensitivity, inital-boundary value problems, energy transport in the climate system, large-scale ocean circulation and abrupt climate change.

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  • Physics of Lakes
    Physics of Lakes (English, Hardback) Kolumban Hutter, Irina P. Chubarenko

    This book describes methods of investigation for processes taking place in real lakes, as components of the geophysical environment. Covers numerical modeling, observation and experimental procedures, and the dynamics of lake water as a particle-laden fluid.

    $184.37 $229.00
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  • Non-fickian Solute Transport in Porous Media
    Non-fickian Solute Transport in Porous Media (English, Hardback) Don Kulasiri

    This book develops a novel approach to model the non-fickian solute transport in saturated porous media. It presents a multiscale theory with scale independent coefficients and illustrates the outcome with available data at different scales.

    $143.18
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  • Physics of Lakes
    Physics of Lakes (English, Paperback) Kolumban Hutter, Yongqi Wang

    This first volume in the treatise on the Physics of Lakes deals with the formulation of the mathematical and physical background, presenting the morphology of a large number of lakes as well as the causes of their response to the driving environment.

    $270.76
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