By Ven Chow, David Maidment, Larry Mays

This article is designed for a hydrologist, civil, or agricultural engineer. The textual content provides an built-in method of hydrology, utilizing the hydrologic/system or keep watch over quantity as a mechnism for reading hydrologic difficulties.

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Hydrologic history Biswas, A. , History of Hydrology, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam, 1970. Chow, V. , Hydrology and its development, pp. 1-22 in Handbook of Applied Hydrology, ed. by V. T. Chow, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964. , and S. Ince, History of Hydraulics, Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1957. Hydrologic systems Cadzow, J. , 1973. Chow, V. , Hydrologic modeling, J. Boston Soc. Civ. , vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1-27, 1972. Dooge, J. C. , vol.

And J. A. Cherry, Groundwater, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N J . , 1979. French, R. , Open-channel Hydraulics, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1985. Giancoli, D. C , General Physics, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N J . , 1984. Henderson, F. , Open Channel Flow, Macmillan, New York, 1966. Oke, T. , Boundary Layer Climates, Methuen, London, 1978. Priestley, C. H. , Turbulent Transfer in the Lower Atmosphere, University of Chicago Press, 1959. Raudkivi, A. , Hydrology, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1979.

1 The wind speed has been measured at 3 m/s at a height of 2 m above a short grass field (zo = 1 cm). Plot the velocity profile and calculate the rates of laminar and turbulent momentum flux at 20 cm, and the turbulent momentum flux at 2 m elevation. 5 m2/s. Solution. The shear velocity is calculated from Eq. 226 m/s. 4 n \ 0 . 2 m. Similarly computed values for other values of z are plotted in Fig. 2. 2 m is given by Eq. 51 X 10"5 m2/s. 2 m. The turbulent momentum flux is given by Eq. 2 m. 1 x 10~5) = 105; hence, turbulent momentum flux (convection by eddy diffusion) is the dominant transport mechanism in this air stream.

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