Amazon logo When you click the Amazon logo to the left of any citation and purchase the book (or other media) from, MIT OpenCourseWare will receive up to 10% of this purchase and any other purchases you make during that visit. This will not increase the cost of your purchase. Links provided are to the US Amazon site, but you can also support OCW through Amazon sites in other regions. Learn more.

The readings listed in the table below are intended as secondary references, and are taken from the following textbook:

Amazon logo Fischer, Hugo B., John E. List, C. Robert Koh, Jorg Imberger, and Norman H. Brooks. Mixing in Inland and Coastal Waters. Burlington, MA: Academic Press, 1979. ISBN: 0122581504.

Supplemental Readings

1 Introduction
2-3 Molecular Diffusion

Random Walk Processes

Application to Solar Ponds
Chapter 2
4-6 Turbulent Advection and Diffusion

1-, 2-, and 3-D Models of Concentration Distributions from Point, Line, and Plane Sources

Instantaneous and Continuous Discharges

Applications to Water and Air Pollution
Chapters 3 and 5
7-8 Spatial Averaging

Longitudinal Dispersion in Steady and Unsteady Flows

Applications to Rivers
Chapter 4
9-11 Mixing in Estuaries and Embayments

Tidal Motion, Salinity Intrusion

Flushing and Residence Time Concepts

Field Tracer Studies
Chapters 7 and 8
12 First Quiz
13 Reactor Tanks (Fully Mixed, Dispersed Flow, and Plug Flow)

Models of Reservoirs and Ponds

14-15 Initial Mixing (Jets and Plumes; Ocean Outfalls)

Chapter 9
16-17 Surface Boundary Processes: Exchange of Mass, Momentum, and Thermal Energy

Thermal Stratification in Lakes and Reservoirs

Models of Oil Spill Trajectory

Gas Exchange
Chapter 6
18-19 Bottom Boundary Processes: Sediment Erosion/Deposition

Discrete and Flocculant Settling

Sorption Processes

Sediment-Water Exchange
20-21 Carbon, Nutrient, and Oxygen Cycles

Dissolved Oxygen in Rivers and Estuaries
22-23 Numerical Models of Hydrodynamics and Water Quality and their Linkage in 1-, 2-, and 3-D

Model Selection/Assessment

Case Studies
24 Second Quiz
25-26 Student Presentations

Supplemental Readings

Amazon logo Chapra, Steven C. Surface Water Quality Modeling. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1996. ISBN: 0070113645.

Amazon logo Clark, Mark M. Transport Modeling for Environmental Engineers and Scientists. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. ISBN: 047112348X.

Amazon logo DiToro, Dominic M. Sediment Flux Modeling. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. ISBN: 0471135356.

Environmental Protection Agency. "Water Quality Assessment: A Screening Procedure for Toxic and Conventional Pollutants in Surface and Ground Water: Parts I and II." EPA/600/6-85/002, 1985.

Holley, Edward R., and Jirka, Gerhard H. "Mixing in Rivers." Technical Report E-86-11, Environmental and Water Quality Operational Studies, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS, 1986.

Amazon logo Martin, James L., and Steven C. McCutcheon. Hydrodynamics and Transport for Water Quality Modeling. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis, 1999. ISBN: 0873716124.

Amazon logo Orlob, Gerald T., ed. Mathematical Modeling of Water Quality: Streams, Lakes, and Reservoirs. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1983. ISBN: 0471100315.

Amazon logo Rutherford, J.C. River Mixing. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1994. ISBN: 0471942820.

Amazon logo Schnoor, Jerald L. Environmental Modeling: Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Water, Air, and Soil. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. ISBN: 0471124362.

Amazon logo Thomann, Robert V., and John A. Mueller. Principles of Surface Water Quality Modeling and Control. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1997. ISBN: 0060466774.