Experimental Methods in Hydraulic Research (Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences) (Hardcover)

Experimental Methods in Hydraulic Research (Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences) By Pawel Rowiński (Editor) Cover Image
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It is clear that hydraulic research is developing beyond traditional civil engineering to satisfy increasing demands in natural hazards assessment and also environmental research. Our ability to describe processes in nature rests on the observation and experimental methods as well as on theoretical basics of various disciplines. Under such conditions experimental methods draw from various areas of human activities and research, i.e. from physics, biology, chemistry, aerospace research, oceanic research etc. The current volume is the result of a meeting that took place during the 30th International School of Hydraulics in Poland and presents both the state-of-the-art and ongoing research projects in which experimental methods play a key role. Authors from numerous leading laboratories and from various countries guarantee a representative sample of different studies at the frontier of the field

About the Author


Prof. Pawel Rowinski, Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Product Details
ISBN: 9783642174742
ISBN-10: 3642174744
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 6th, 2011
Pages: 322
Language: English
Series: Geoplanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences