By Jacob Bear
This vintage paintings by way of one of many world's premiere hydrologists offers an issue encountered within the many fields of technological know-how and engineering the place movement via porous media performs a primary position. it's the ordinary paintings within the box, designed basically for complex undergraduate and graduate scholars of floor water hydrology, soil mechanics, soil physics, drainage and irrigation engineering, and petroleum and chemical engineering. it truly is hugely instructed to boot for scientists and engineers already operating in those fields.
Throughout this generously illustrated, richly particular examine, which incorporates a worthy component of routines and solutions, the emphasis is on figuring out the phenomena taking place in porous media and on their macroscopic description. The book's bankruptcy titles show its finished insurance: creation, Fluids and Porous Matrix homes, Pressures and Piezometric Head, the basic Fluid shipping Equations in Porous Media, The Equation of movement of a Homogeneous Fluid, Continuity and Conservation Equations for a Homogeneous Fluid, fixing Boundary and preliminary price difficulties, Unconfined stream and the Dupuit Approximation, circulate of Immiscible Fluids, Hydrodynamic Dispersion, and types and Analogs.
"Systematic and finished . . . a ebook that satisfies the top criteria of excellence. . . . Will certainly develop into the traditional reference during this field." — R. Allen Freeze, IBM Thomas J. Watson examine middle, Water assets learn.
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