# An introduction to gravity currents and intrusions / Marius Ungarish.

##### By: Ungarish, M. (Marius).

Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009Description: xv, 489 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781584889038 (hard back : alk. paper); 1584889039 (hard back : alk. paper).Subject(s): Gravity | Gravitational fields | Density currents | Fluid dynamics -- Mathematical modelsItem type | Current location | Call number | Copy number | Status | Date due | Item holds |
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BOOK | Foothills Lab | QB334 .U54 2009 (Browse shelf) | 1 | Checked out | 02/26/2018 |

"A Chapman & Hall book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-485) and index.

Shallow-water (SW) formulation for high-Re flows -- The steady-state current and nose jump conditions -- Box models for 2D geometry -- Two-layer SW model -- Axisymmetric currents, SW formulation -- Box models for axisymmetric geometry -- Effects of rotation -- Buoyancy decays: particle-driven, porous boundary, and entrainment -- Non-Boussinesq systems -- Lubrication theory formulation for viscous currents -- Continuous density transition -- Axisymmetric and rotating cases -- The steady-state current -- Intrusions in 2D geometry -- Intrusions in axisymmetric geometry -- Box models for 2D geometry -- Box models for axisymmetric geometry -- Lubrication theory for viscous currents with S=1 -- Energy -- SW equations: characteristics and finite-difference schemes -- Navier-Stokes numerical simulations -- Some useful formulas.