2007

Avalanche Dynamics

Dynamics of Rapid Flows of Dense Granular Avalanches

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ISBN: 978-3-540-32686-1 (Print) 978-3-540-32687-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIV

  2. Introduction, Conception and the Importance of Avalanche Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-46

      Introduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-112

      Granular Avalanches: Definition, Related Concepts and a Review of Classical Models

  3. A Continuum Mechanical Theory for Dense Avalanches Sliding Down Non-Trivial Topographies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 115-166

      A Continuum Mechanical Theory for Granular Avalanches

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 167-211

      Rapid Flows of Dry Granular Masses in Arbitrarily Curved and Twisted Channels

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 213-263

      Exact and Semi-Exact Solutions of the Model Equations

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 265-294

      Exact Solutions for Flow Avalanches in Rotating Drums

  4. Shock Capturing Numerical Methods and Simulations of Free Surface Flows of Shallow Avalanches Sliding Over Curved and Twisted Channels

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-295

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 297-328

      Classical and High Resolution Shock-Capturing Numerical Methods in one Spatial Dimension

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 329-342

      Two-Dimensional Shock-Capturing Schemes for Avalanching Flow

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 343-386

      Avalanche Simulations over Curved and Twisted Channels

  5. Experimental Validation of the Theoretical Prediction with Different Measurement Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 387-387

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      Pages 389-460

      Experimental Findings and a Comparison with the Theory

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 461-478

      Particle Image Velocimetry for Free Surface Flow Avalanches

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 479-504

      Avalanche Experiments Using the PIV Measurement Technique

  6. Avalanche Protection and Defence Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 505-505

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 507-527

      Protection Against Snow Avalanche Hazards

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 529-537

      Summary and Outlook

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 539-602