11. Mathematical Hydraulics

  1. J. J. Stoker

Published Online: 22 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118033159.ch11

Water Waves: The Mathematical Theory with Applications

Water Waves: The Mathematical Theory with Applications

How to Cite

Stoker, J. J. (1992) Mathematical Hydraulics, in Water Waves: The Mathematical Theory with Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118033159.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471570349

Online ISBN: 9781118033159

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Keywords:

  • differential equations;
  • steady flows;
  • progressing waves;
  • open channels;
  • flood prediction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Differential equations of flow in open channels

  • Steady flows. A junction problem

  • Progressing waves of fixed shape. Roll waves

  • Unsteady flows in open channels. The method of characteristics

  • Numerical methods for calculating solutions of the differential equations for flow in open channels

  • Flood prediction in rivers. Floods in models of the Ohio River and its junction with the Mississippi River

  • Numerical prediction of an actual flood in the Ohio, and at its junction with the Mississippi. Comparison of the predicted with the observed floods