Hydraulic engineering in the 21st century: Where to?

Chanson, Hubert (2007) Hydraulic engineering in the 21st century: Where to?. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 45 3: 294-301.

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Author Chanson, Hubert
Title Hydraulic engineering in the 21st century: Where to?
Journal name Journal of Hydraulic Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0220-1686
Publication date 2007-06-14
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 45
Issue 3
Start page 294
End page 301
Total pages 11
Language eng
Subject 240000 Physical Sciences
240500 Classical Physics
240502 Fluid Physics
260000 Earth Sciences
260500 Hydrology
260502 Surfacewater Hydrology
290000 Engineering and Technology
290800 Civil Engineering
290802 Water and Sanitary Engineering
291199 Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified
291800 Interdisciplinary Engineering
291803 Turbulent Flows
291899 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified
299900 Other Engineering and Technology
299904 Engineering/Technology Instrumentation
310000 Architecture, Urban Environment and Building
300100 Soil and Water Sciences
Abstract For centuries, hydraulic engineers were at the forefront of science. The last forty years marked a change of perception in our society with a focus on environmental sustainability and management, particularly in developed countries. Herein, the writer illustrates his strong belief that the future of hydraulic engineering lies upon a combination of innovative engineering, research excellence and higher education of quality. This drive continues a long tradition established by eminent scholars like Arthur Thomas IPPEN, John Fisher KENNEDY and Hunter ROUSE.
Keyword hydraulic engineering
innovation
excellence
quality
teaching
engineering
research
culvert
stepped chute
air-water flow
student field work
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Additional Notes The full bibliographic details are : CHANSON, H. (2007). "Hydraulic Engineering in the 21st Century : Where to ?" Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 291-301 (ISSN 0022-1686). (PDF file at UQeSpace) The paper derives from the keynote lecture from the 13th Arthur Ippen awarded by the International Association for Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) to Hubert CHANSON for outstanding achievements in hydraulic engineering.

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