Sedimentation and Sediment Transport [E-Book] : Proceedings of the Symposium held in Monte Verità, Switzerland, from September 2nd – to September 6th, 2002 / edited by A. Gyr, W. Kinzelbach.
Gyr, A., (editor)
Kinzelbach, W., (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 2003
X, 271 p. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Turbulence, Mainly its Non-Local Aspects
  • Some mathematical contributions to the understanding of turbulence
  • Nonlocality in turbulence
  • Effect of a roughness transition on turbulent structures in the outer layer
  • Stokes flows at infinite Rayleigh number
  • Turbulent boundary layers over compliant walls: Low-dimensional models and direct simulations
  • The energetics and the heat and mass transfer in unsteady stratified turbulence
  • II. Turbulence and Sediment Transport, Turbulence and Sedimentation
  • The probability of sediment movement at the threshold of motion and time dependent fluid processes
  • Turbulence dynamics in a two-phase flow
  • Investigation of particle size distribution in turbulent open channel flow
  • Entrainment of large particles from granular bed protections under low-mobility transport conditions
  • Interaction between turbulent open-channel flow and pressure fluctuations in surface gravel layer
  • Two-phase flow analysis of sediment velocity
  • Experimental measurement of sediment suspension and particle kinetic stress transport within a horizontal channel flow
  • III. Turbulent Structures and Sediment Transport
  • Turbulent structure of excited axisymmetric impinging jet
  • Resuspension by droplets
  • Particle resuspension by an impacting vortex ring
  • IV. Two-Phase Flows
  • On the effects of Stokes, Richardson, and stability numbers in persistent and accelerating vortices
  • Centrifugal sedimentation processes in suspensions — fundamentals and challenges of efficient simulation
  • On the one-dimensional flow approximation in sedimentation processes
  • Particle swarms settling in calm water
  • Flow of media with high nanoparticles’ concentrations
  • V. Self Organization in Sedimentation Processes
  • The effect of homogeneous isotropic turbulence on the settling of heavy particles
  • Numerical investigation of two-way coupling mechanisms in dilute, particle laden flows
  • Statistics of turbulence — induced fluctuations of particle concentration
  • Numerical simulation of the coherent structures in a homogeneous sedimenting suspension
  • Simulation of particle flow using particle methods. A p3m algorithm for charged particulates
  • VI. Self Organization in Sediment Transport
  • LDV, PIV and LES investigation of flow over a fixed dune
  • Sediment continuity for rivers with non-uniform sediment, dunes, and bed load transport
  • The self-organization of ripples towards two-dimensional forms
  • An integro-differential model for the dynamics of aeolian sand ripples
  • Simulation of sedimentation and mixing in deeply-submerged gravity currents
  • VII. Problems Related to Field Measurements and Inputs Needed for Numerical Models
  • River braiding in relation to unsteady water and sediment transport
  • On the validity and limits of continuous-phase modelling of sediment transport in estuaries and coastal zones
  • Modeling the hydraulics and erosion process in breach formation due to overtopping
  • Grain-size specific suspended sediment transport and flow resistance in large sand-bed rivers
  • Transport thresholds in gravel-bed rivers
  • Advancements in sediment transport investigations using quantitative imaging techniques
  • A Lid-driven Elongated Annular Flume (LEAF) for the determination of sediment transport properties
  • Petroleum patch transport in marine and coastal zones
  • VIII. Measuring Techniques
  • Velocity derivatives in turbulent flow obtained from 3D-PTV measurements
  • Low coherence techniques for imaging in multiphase flows
  • Keyword Index
  • Author Index.