We spent two weeks becoming familiar with fluvial hydraulics for the purposes of how they define physical habitat for fish.
Good References on Hydraulics
- Dingman SL. 2008. Fluvial Hydraulics. Oxford University Press: New York, 576 pp. ISBN-13: 978-0195172867
Bates, Lane & Ferguson (2005)
- Bates PD, Lane SN and Ferguson RI (Eds). 2005. Computational Fluid Dynamics: Applications in Environmental Hydraulics. Computational Fluid Dynamics. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 540 pp. DOI: 10.1002/0470015195
- EBook from Our Library
- You can read some of the text as a Google Book here.
- Chanson H. 2004. The Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow: An Introduction. Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann: Oxford, 585 pp.
- Available from our library in hardcopy
- You can read some of the text as a Google Book here
- We will read some of the chapters out of here as assigned reading
- Download (for purchase) PDFs of the chapters here
- Glossary & List of Symbols from Chanson (2004; above) pp. xx - xlvii (view most of it here)
- Chow, V.T. (1959) Open-Channel Hydraulics. New York : McGraw-Hill, 680 pp.
More In Depth Slides
In the old Fluvial Hydraulics & Ecohydraulics class, a more thorough introduction is provided with following topics:
- Equations of Motion
- Velocity Profiles & Flow Resistance
- Introduction to Energy & Hydraulic Jumps
- Introduction to 1D Modeling - Energy and Gradually Varied Flow
- 1D HEC RAS Modeling
- 2D Hydraulic Modeling
CHaMP Specific Resources
- Nahorniak M, Wheaton J, Volk C, Bailey P, Reimer M, Wall E, Whitehead K, Jordan C. 2018. How do we efficiently generate high-resolution hydraulic models at large numbers of riverine reaches? Computers & Geosciences 119 : 80–91. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2018.07.001
Some geese surfing the Glenwood wave… they’re clearly reading hydraulics just to have fun: