Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis

ISBN-10: 0132567962

ISBN-13: 9780132567961

Edition: 5th 2013 (Revised)

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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Hydrology.This text offers a clear and up-to-date presentation of fundamental concepts and design methods required to understand hydrology and floodplain analysis. It addresses the computational emphasis of modern hydrology and provides a balanced approach to important applications in watershed analysis, floodplain computation, flood control, urban hydrology, stormwater design, and computer modeling. This text is perfect for engineers and hydrologists.
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List price: $145.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 2/15/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080

Hydrologic Principles
Introduction to Hydrology
Weather Systems
Precipitation
The Hydrologic Cycle
Simple Rainfall-Runoff
Streamflow and the Hydrograph
Hydrograph Analysis
Hydrologic Measurement
Summary
Problems
References
Hydrologic Analysis
Watershed Concepts
Unit Hydrograph Theory
� Synthetic Unit Hydrograph Development
Applications of Unit Hydrographs
Linear and Kinematic Wave Models
Hydrologic Loss”Evaporation and ET
Hydrologic Loss”Infiltration
Green and Ampt Infiltration Method
Snowfall and Snowmelt
Summary
Problems
References
Frequency Analysis
Introduction
Probability Concepts
Random Variables and Probability Distributions
Return Period or Recurrence Interval
Common Probabilistic Models
Graphical Presentation of Data
Regional Analysis
Related Topics
Summary
Problems
References
Flood Routing
Hydrologic and Hydraulic Routing
Hydrologic River Routing
Hydrologic Reservoir Routing
Governing Equations for Hydraulic River Routing
Movement of a Flood Wave
Kinematic Wave Routing
Hydraulic River Routing
Summary
Problems
References
Hydrologic Simulation Models
Introduction to Hydrologic Models
Steps in Watershed Modeling
Description of Major Hydrologic Models
HEC-HMS Flood Hydrograph Models
Application of HEC-HMS to Watersheds
HEC-HMS Watershed Analysis: Case Study
Summary
Problems
References
Urban Hydrology
Characteristics of Urban Hydrology
Review of Physical Processes
Rainfall Analysis in Urban Basins
Methods for Quantity Analysis
Sewer System Hydraulics
Control Options
Operational Computer Models
Case Study
Summary
Problems
References
Floodplain Hydraulics
Uniform Flow
Uniform Flow Computations
Specific Energy and Critical Flow
Occurrence of Critical Depth
Nonuniform Flow or Gradually Varied Flow
Gradually Varied Flow Equations
Classification of Water Surface Profiles
Hydraulic Jump
Introduction to the HEC-RAS Model
Theoretical Basis for HEC-RAS
Basic Data Requirements (Steady State)
Optional HEC-RAS Capabilities
Bridge Modeling in HEC-RAS
HEC-RAS Features
Summary
Problems
References
Ground Water Hydrology
Introduction
Properties of Ground Water
Ground Water Movement
Flow Nets
General Flow Equations
Dupuit Equation
Streamlines and Equipotential Lines
Unsaturated Flow
Steady-State Well Hydraulics
Unsteady Well Hydraulics
Water Wells
Ground Water Modeling Techniques
Summary
Problems
References
Design Applications in Hydrology
Introduction
Drainage Collection Systems
Design of Culverts
Detention Basins Used to Mitigate Project Impacts
Floodplain Management Design Issues
Summary
Problems
References
GIS Applications in Hydrology
Introduction to GIS
General GIS Concepts
Digital Representation Hydrologic Parameters
Digital Representation of Topography
GIS-Based Hydrology and Hydraulics
Common GIS Software Programs
Summary
Online Resources
References
Radar Rainfall Applications in Hydrology
Introduction
Radar Estimation of Rainfall
Nexrad (WSR-88D) Radar System
Gage Adjustment of Radar
Hydrologic Applications
Summary
References
Severe Storm Impacts and Flood Management
Introduction
Flood Management Issues and Basic Terminology
Structural and Nonstructural Methods of Flood Control
The Flood Control Paradox
Major Gulf Hurricanes: Katrina and Ike
Improved Strategies Toward Flood Management
Summary
References
Case Studies in Hydrologic Engineering: Water Resource Projects
Introduction
The City of San Antonio Deep in the Heart of Texas
The Colorado River Taming the Wild West
Across the Pond The River Thames
Global Climate Change and Water Resources
References
Symbols and Notation
Conversion Factors
Properties of Water
Normal Distribution Tables
Useful Hydrology-Related Internet Links
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