This publication goals to carry major medical development at the challenge of the erosion of geomaterials, concentrating on the mechanical/physical point. The chapters oscillate among a phenomenological outlook that's good grounded in experiments, and an method which could supply a modeling framework.
The easy mechanisms of inner and floor erosion are tackled one-by-one: filtration, suffusion, touch erosion, focused leak erosion, sediment and wind delivery, bedload shipping. those erosion mechanisms include either hydraulic buildings (dams, dikes) and typical environments (wind, river, coastal).
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