CVEN 489-501:
Special Topics on Mixing and Transport in the Environment
Spring 2005

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Book Chapters

This page provides chapters from a draft text book on environmental fluid mechanics by Scott A. Socolofsky of Texas A&M University and Gerhard H. Jirka of the University of Karlsruhe.  All the contents of these chapters are copyrighted by these authors.  You may download these chapters and print them out, but you may not publish them, sell them, or pass them off as your own work. 

For comments or questions, please contact Scott A. Socolofsky.

For students, a bound copy can be picked up at the TEES Copy Corner in the 2nd floor of the Wisenbaker Building.

Chapter  Topic
Front material Cover page, reading list, preface, and table of contents
Ch 1 Concepts Definitions, and the Diffusion Equation
Ch 2 + Tables Advective Diffusion Equation
Ch 3 Mixing in Rivers:  Turbulent Diffusion and Dispersion
Ch 4 Physical, Chemical, and Biological Transformations
Ch 5 Boundary Exchange:  Air-Water and Sediment-Water Interfaces
Ch 6 Atmospheric Mixing
Ch 7 Water Quality Modeling
Ap 1 Point-source Diffusion in an Infinite Domain:  Boundary and Initial Conditions
Ap 2 Solutions to the Advective Reacting Diffusion Equation
Ap 3 Streeter-Phelps Equation
Ap 4 Common Water Quality Models
Back material Glossary, References, and Index


You can also just download the whole book:  Environmental Fluid Mechanics 1:  Mixing and Transport Processes in the Environment.


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CTS-0348572.  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).



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