New PDF release: Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd

By Tamotsu Takahashi

ISBN-10: 1138000078

ISBN-13: 9781138000070

This is the second version of 1 of the main finished debts of particles movement, describing either theoretical and utilized elements. within the first half, the basic mechanical features are mentioned, together with stream features, kind class, mechanics, prevalence and improvement, totally constructed circulate, and deposition approaches. the second one half sheds mild at the software of the theories offered in computer-simulated reproductions of genuine failures. distinct awareness is paid to mess circulation controlling buildings, layout effectiveness and function, smooth countermeasure difficulties, comparable to the id of particles circulation companies ravines and the prediction of prevalence through precipitation threshold. This re-creation has been completely revised and up-to-date, and now features a new bankruptcy on sediment runoff types that come with particles stream techniques and new sections pertaining to landslides.

The qualitative and basic personality of this article makes it a superb textbook for graduate-level classes and it's endorsed examining for execs in engineering, geosciences and water assets who're engaged on the mechanics and countermeasures of particles circulation. the unique, eastern model of this e-book used to be provided the ‘Publishing tradition Prize’ via the japanese Society of Civil Engineers (2004).

Tamotsu Takahashi is Professor Emeritus on the collage of Kyoto. as well as his educational positions, he's the Director of the organization for catastrophe Prevention examine in Kyoto. Professor Takahashi started his occupation in flood dynamics study, and more and more inquisitive about particles circulation and flood dangers. He has been honoured with numerous awards from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers and the Japan Society of abrasion keep watch over Engineering. An prior e-book entitled ‘Debris Flow’, via Tamotsu Takahashi, within the booklet sequence of the overseas organization of Hydraulic Engineering and learn, was once released by means of Balkema Publishers, now part of the Taylor & Francis Group.

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