Larry J. Pratt, and Jack Whitehead, Co-Authors (Springer Publications)
Table of Contents
What is "rotating hydraulics"?
Hydraulic Effects in the Ocean and Atmosphere
Review of the hydraulics of non-rotating, homogeneous flows.
» Section 1.1
The approximations of hydraulics.
» Section 1.2
The shallow water equations and one-dimensional wave propagation.
» Section 1.3
Nonlinear steepening and rarefacation.
» Section 1.4
The hydraulics of steady, homogeneous flow over an obstacle.
» Section 1.5
Hydraulics in abstract.
» Section 1.6
Hydraulic Jumps, Bores, Rarefaction Waves, and Long's Experiment.
» Section 1.7
Solution to the initial-value problem.
» Section 1.8
Wave reflections and upstream influence in time-dependent flows.
» Section 1.9
Friction and Bottom Drag.
» Section 1.10
» Section 1.11
The Hydraulics of Homogeneous Flow in a Rotating Channel
Time-dependence and Shocks
- Section 4.1
Curvature effects and flow separation.
- Section 4.2
Coastal upwelling fronts and jets.
- Section 4.3
Oblique shocks and expansion fans: the supercritical marine layer.
- Section 4.4
Expansion fans and compressions: formal theory.
- Section 4.5
Rotating gravity currents.
Two-layer Flow in Rotating Channels
- Section 5.1
Formulation of two-layer, semigeostrophic models
- Section 5.2
Basic theory for a nonrotating channel.
- Section 5.3
Flow over an obstacle.
- Section 5.4
Flow through a pure contraction.
- Section 5.5
Overmixing and maximal exchange in estuaries.
- Section 5.6
Overmixing in inverse estuaries.
- Section 5.7
Maximal and submaximal exchange between two deep basins with rotation.
- Section 5.8
Maximal exchange through a pure contraction with rotation.
- Section 5.9
Strangulation of the baroclinic flow by the barotropic flow.
Potential Vorticity Hydraulics
» Section 6.2
Potential vorticity front in a channel.
» Section 6.3
» Section 6.4
A mid-latitude jet.