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10 - Thermodynamic Theory

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 November 2022

Vijay P. Singh
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Texas A & M University
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A regime channel geometry can be computed using the second law of thermodynamics and the Gibbs equation which constitute the foundation of the thermodynamic method. With the use of a regime width relation, the need for a sediment transport rate relation can be obviated. This chapter discusses the thermodynamic methdology for deriving the hydraulic geometry of regime channels.

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Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
Theories and Advances
, pp. 292 - 337
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Thermodynamic Theory
  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
  • Online publication: 24 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.011
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  • Thermodynamic Theory
  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
  • Online publication: 24 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.011
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  • Thermodynamic Theory
  • Vijay P. Singh, Texas A & M University
  • Book: Handbook of Hydraulic Geometry
  • Online publication: 24 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009222136.011
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