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Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Editors: W. Rodi and M. Uhlmann


CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group)

Datum: Published May 28, 2012

fluidThis book contains the written versions of invited lectures presented at the Gerhard H. Jirka Memorial Colloquium on Environmental Fluid Mechanics , held June 3-4, 2011, at Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) , Karlsruhe, Germany.  Professor Jirka, who passed  away unexpectedly on February 14, 2010,  was widely known for his outstanding work in Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 23 eminent world-leading experts in this field contributed to this book in his honour, providing high-quality state-of-the-art scientific information. The contributions cover the following key areas of Environmental Fluid Mechanics: Fluvial Hydraulics, Shallow Flows, Jets and Stratified Flows, Gravity Currents, Mass Transfer and Small-Scale Phenomena, and include experimental, theoretical and numerical studies. In addition, former co-workers of Professor Jirka provide an extensive summary of his scientific achievements in the field.







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