Larry J. Pratt, and Jack Whitehead, Co-Authors (Springer Publications)

### Table of Contents

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### Preface

What is "rotating hydraulics"?

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### Acknowledgements

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### Introduction

Hydraulic Effects in the Ocean and Atmosphere

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### Chapter 1

Review of the hydraulics of non-rotating, homogeneous flows.

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» 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

Entrainment.

» Section 1.11

Nonlinear dispersion.

### Chapter 2

The Hydraulics of Homogeneous Flow in a Rotating Channel

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### Chapter 3

Time-dependence and Shocks

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### Chapter 4

Coastal Applications

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- 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.

### Chapter 5

Two-layer Flow in Rotating Channels

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- 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.

### Chapter 6

Potential Vorticity Hydraulics

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»Section 6.1

Introduction.

» Section 6.2

Potential vorticity front in a channel.

» Section 6.3

Equatorial jets.

» Section 6.4

A mid-latitude jet.

### References

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### Appendices

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### Errata

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