Prof Eric Valentine

BSc (hons), PhD, Eur lng, CEng, FICE

Professor - Civil Engineering

Research interests

  • Research focuses on water engineering:
  • Coastal and fluvial hydrodynamics
  • Sediment transport and dispersion
  • River stability and regime
  • Structures in the water environment
  • Hydraulics of water and sewage treatment plants

Selected publications

  • Miloshis M., Fairfield C.A. & Valentine E.M. (2015) Wetland monitoring in the Australian tropics: saltwater intrusion processes – a calibrated hydrodynamic model. Proc. 14th Joint Aquatic Sci. Conf., Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  • Miloshis, M., Valentine, E.M., Sediment Transport Modelling in a Tropical River System In: Proceedings of the 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 2011.
  • Patterson, R.G., Valentine, E.M., A Field Study for Calibration of a Water Quality
  • Model for Darwin Harbour, In: Proceedings of the 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 2011.
  • Valentine, E. M., Reach scale modelling of sediment transport in tropical Australia, IAHR Congress of the Asia Pacific Division, 8pp, February 2010, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Wasson, R.J., L. Furlonger, D. Parry, T. Pietsch, E.M. Valentine and D. Williams, Sediment sources and channel dynamics, Daly River, Northern Australia, Geomorphology 114 (2010) 161–174.
  • Valentine, EM et al , Sediment Processes, Chapter 3 in Flow and sediment transport in compound channels, Eds. I. McEwan and S. Ikeda. IAHR Monograph Series. 2009.
  • Valentine, E.M. and P.J. Totterdell, Water Quality Modelling in a Tropical Macro-Tidal Creek, 8pp, 33rd IAHR Congress, 9-14 August 2009, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Valentine, E.M. and P.-L Tan, On the potential effects of sea level rise on salinity in Top End rivers, 11pp, Proceedings of H2009 the 32nd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 2009, Newcastle, Australia.
  • Patil, S & E.M. Valentine, Sediment transport and morphology in a tropical Australian catchment, pp283-288, River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2009 – Vionnet et al. (eds), 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, London.
  • Carrasco-Milian, A, C.A. Vionnet and E.M. Valentine, Experimental study on the formation of alternate bars with fixed and loose banks, pp283-288, River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2009 – Vionnet et al. (eds), 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, London.
  • Totterdell, P. and Valentine, E., Sewage Effluent Dispersion from Outfalls in Darwin Harbour, Australia, Science and Information Technologies for Sustainable Management of Aquatic Ecosystems: 8th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, 2009, Concepcion, Chile.
  • Totterdell, P. J. and Valentine, E. M., The Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modelling of Sewage Effluent Dispersion in Darwin Harbour, 9th National Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering, 2008, Darwin, NT, Australia.
  • Patil, S., E.M. Valentine and V.P Singh, Dispersion Relation of a Monami Wave in Aquatic Vegetation, 9th National Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering, 2008, Darwin, NT, Australia.
  • Valentine, E.M. and R. McGarry, A Low Flow Finite Element Hydrodynamic Model of the Katherine River, 9th National Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering, 2008, Darwin, NT, Australia.
  • Totterdell, P. and Valentine, E., Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modelling in Darwin Harbour, Coast to Coast 2008, Darwin, NT. Australia.
  • Valentine, E. M. and Totterdell, P. J., Effluent Dispersion Modelling in Darwin Harbour, Coasts & Ports 2007, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Valentine, E.M. and Totterdell, P. J., Effluent Dispersion in a Macro-Tidal Tropical Estuary, 32nd Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research, 2007, Venice, Italy.
  • Valentine, E. M. and Totterdell, P. J., Effluent Dispersion in a Macro-Tidal Tropical Estuary, 6th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, 2007, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Valentine, E.M., River Stability Issues in Northern Australia, Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 6pp, Launceston, December, 2006.
  • Valentine, E.M., Postgraduate Education in Water Engineering: Past and Future, 2nd National Water Education Conference, 10pp, Alice Springs, April, 2006.
  • Othman, F. & E.M. Valentine, Numerical modelling of the velocity distribution in a compound channel, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 269-279, July 2006.
  • Valentine E.M. & Haidera, M.A. A new formulation for the Wallingford rational regime theory, Journal of Water Engineering, ICE, 158, WM2, pp71-80, June 2005.
  • Valentine, EM & DG Goring Behaviour of a large, unmodified, gravel-bed river mouth in New Zealand. 3rd International Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Barcelona, 2003, 10pp.
  • Valentine, EM, Ali, Z and Swailes, D.C. A two-zone model for longitudinal dispersion in channels with idealized pools and riffles. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, pp77-103, vol.50, No.2, 2002.
  • Babayean-Koopaei. K., Valentine, E.M. and Ervine, E.A. A Case Study on Hydraulic Performance of Brent Reservoir Siphon Spillway. ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, June 2002,pp 262-267, Volume128, No.6.
  • Novak, P and Valentine, E.M. Teaching of hydraulic design at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Dec. 2001. pp. 1009-12
  • Valentine, EM, IA Benson, C Nalluri and JC Bathurst. Regime theory and the stability of straight channels with bankfull and overbank flow. Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 39, 2001, No. 3, pp259-268
  • Babaeyan-Koopaei, K., Valentine, E.M. and Swailes, D.C.. Optimal design of parabolic-bottomed triangle canals. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, A.S.C.E., Vol 126, No.6, pp408-411, November/December 2000, ISSN 0733-9437/00/0006-0408-0411.
  • Knight, D.W., Brown, F., Valentine, E.M., Nalluri, C., Bathurst, J., Benson, I., Myers, R., Lyness, J., and Cassells, J. Inbank and overbank flow studies of rivers with sediment using the Flood Channel Facility. Proc. Inst. Civil Eng., Water, Maritime and Energy, Vol.136, pp211-224, December 1999.
  • Adams, A.E., Hinton, O.R., Valentine, E.M. and Tweedy, A.D. An acoustic imaging system for the concurrent measurement of suspended sediment concentration and velocity. J. of Acoustical Society of America, pp. 2160-2166, October 1998.

Membership of professional organisations

Contacts

T: +61 8 8946 6457
E: eric.valentine@cdu.edu.au
F: +61 8 8946 6680

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