Avalanche Dynamics: Dynamics of Rapid Flows of Dense by Shiva P. Pudasaini, Kolumban Hutter (auth.)

By Shiva P. Pudasaini, Kolumban Hutter (auth.)

Avalanches, particles, mudflows and landslides are universal and normal phenomena that take place world wide, predominantly in mountainous areas. With an emphasis on snow avalanches, this publication units out to supply a survey and dialogue in regards to the movement of avalanche-like flows from initiation to expire. a tremendous element of this publication is the formula and research of an easy yet acceptable continuum mechanical version for the practical prediction of geophysical flows of granular fabric. it will support the practitioners within the box to higher comprehend the actual enter and supply them with a device for his or her paintings. Originating from many lectures the authors have given through the years, this instructive quantity brings the reader to the vanguard of study - an goal additionally supported by means of an in depth bibliogrpahy of virtually 500 entries. Avalanche Dynamics may be available to, and is meant for, a vast readership of researchers, graduate scholars and practitioners with backgrounds in geophysics, geology, civil and mechanical engineering, utilized arithmetic and continuum physics.

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