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Water-Resources Engineering

ISBN-10: 0132833212
ISBN-13: 9780132833219
Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)
Authors: David A. Chin
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Description: Water-Resources Engineering provides comprehensive coverage of hydraulics, hydrology, and water-resources planning and management. Presented from first principles, the material is rigorous, relevant to the practice of water resources engineering,  More...

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Book details

List price: $239.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/4/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English

Water-Resources Engineering provides comprehensive coverage of hydraulics, hydrology, and water-resources planning and management. Presented from first principles, the material is rigorous, relevant to the practice of water resources engineering, and reinforced by detailed presentations of design applications. Prior knowledge of fluid mechanics and calculus (up to differential equations) is assumed.

Preface
Introduction
Water-Resources Engineering
The Hydrologic Cycle
Design of Water-Resource Systems
Water-Control Systems
Water-Use Systems
Supporting Federal Agencies in the United States
Problem.
Fundamentals of Flow in Closed Conduits
Introduction
Single Pipelines
Steady-State Continuity Equation
Steady-State Momentum Equation
Steady-State Energy Equation
Energy and hydraulic grade lines
Velocity profile
Head losses in transitions and fittings
Head losses in non circular conduits
Empirical friction-loss formulae
Water Hammer
Pipe Networks
Nodal Method
Loop Method
Application of Computer Programs
Pumps
Affinity Laws
Pump Selection
Commercially available pumps
System characteristics
Limits on pump location
Multiple-Pump Systems
Variable-Speed Pumps
Problems
Design of Water-Distribution Systems
Introduction
Water Demand
Per-Capita Forecast Model
Estimation of per-capita demand
Estimation of population
Temporal Variations in Water Demand
Fire Demand
Design Flows
Components of Water-Distribution Systems
Pipelines
Minimum size
Service lines
Pipe materials
Pumps
Valves
Meters
Fire Hydrants
Water-Storage Reservoirs
Performance Criteria for Water-Distribution Systems
Service Pressures
Allowable Velocities
Water Quality
Network Analysis
Building Water-Supply Systems
Specification of Design Flows
Specification of Minimum Pressures
Determination of Pipe Diameters
Problems
Fundamentals of Flow in Open Channels
Introduction
Basic Principles
Steady-State Continuity Equation
Steady-State Momentum Equation
Darcy-Weisbach equation
Manning equation
Other equations
Velocity distribution
Steady-State Energy Equation
Energy grade line
Specific energy
Water-Surface Profiles
Profile Equation
Classification of Water-Surface Profiles
Hydraulic Jump
Computation of Water-Surface Profiles
Direct-integration method
Direct-step method
Standard-step method
Practical considerations
Profiles across bridges
Problems
Design of Drainage Channels
Introduction
Basic Principles
Best Hydraulic Section
Boundary Shear Stress
Cohesive versus Non cohesive Materials
Bends
Channel Slopes
Freeboard
Design of Channels with Rigid Linings
Design of Channels with Flexible Linings
General Design Procedure
Vegetative Linings and Bare Soil
RECP Linings
Riprap, Cobble, and Gravel Linings
Gabions
Composite Linings
Problems
Design of Sanitary Sewers
Introduction
Quantity of Wastewater
Residential Sources
Nonresidential Sources
Inflow and Infiltration (I/I)
Peaking Factors
Hydraulics of Sewers
Manning Equation with Constant n
Manning Equation with Variable n
Self-Cleansing
Scour Prevention
Design Computations for Diameter and Slope
Hydraulics of Manholes
System Design Criteria
System Layout
Pipe Material
Depth of Sanitary Sewer
Diameter and Slope of Pipes
Hydraulic Criteria
Manholes
Pump Stations
Force Mains
Hydrogen-Sulfide Control
Combined Sewers
Design Computations
Design Aids
Manning's n
Minimum slope for self-cleansing
Procedure for System Design
Problems
Design of Hydraulic Structures
Introduction
Culverts
Hydraulics
Submerged entrances
Unsubmerged entrances
Design Constraints
Sizing Calculations
Fixed-headwater method
Fixed-flow method
Minimum-performance method
Roadway Overtopping
Riprap/Outlet Protection
Gates
Free Discharge
Submerged Discharge
Empirical Equations
Weirs
Sharp-Crested Weirs
Rectangular weirs
V-notch weirs
Compound weirs
Other types of sharp-crested weirs
Broad-Crested Weirs
Rectangular weirs
Compound weirs
Gabion weirs
Spillways
Uncontrolled Spillways
Controlled (Gated) Spillways
Gates seated on the spillway crest
Gates seated downstream of the spillway crest
Stilling Basins
Type Selection
Design Procedure
Dams and Reservoirs
Types of Dams
Reservoir Storage
Sediment accumulation
Determination of storage requirements
Hydropower
Turbines
Turbine performance
Feasibility of hydropower
Problems
Probability and Statistics in Water-Resources Engineering
Introduction
Probability Distributions
Discrete Probability Distributions
Continuous Probability Distributions
Mathematical Expectation and Moments
Return Period
Common Probability Functions
Binomial distribution
Geometric distribution
Poisson distribution
Exponential distribution
Gamma/Pearson Type III distribution
Normal distribution
Log-normal distribution
Uniform distribution
Extreme-value distributions
Chi-square distribution
Analysis of Hydrologic Data
Estimation of Population Distribution
Probability distribution of observed data
Hypothesis tests
Model selection criteria
Estimation of Population Parameters
Method of moments
Maximum-likelihood method
Method of L-moments
Frequency Analysis
Normal distribution
Log-normal distribution
Gamma/Pearson Type III distribution
Log-Pearson Type III distribution
Extreme-value Type I distribution
General extreme-value (GEV) distribution
Uncertainty Analysis
Problems
Fundamentals of Surface-Water Hydrology I: Rainfall and Abstractions
Introduction
Rainfall
Measurement of Rainfall
Statistics of Rainfall Data
Rainfall statistics in the United States
Secondary estimation of IDF curves
Spatial Averaging and Interpolation of Rainfall
Design Rainfall
Return period
Rainfall duration
Rainfall depth
Temporal distribution
Spatial distribution
Extreme Rainfall
Rational estimation method
Statistical estimation method
World-record precipitation amounts
Probable maximum storm
Rainfall Abstractions
Interception
Depression Storage
Infiltration
The infiltration process
Horton model
Green-Ampt model
NRCS curve-number model
Comparison of infiltration models
Rainfall Excess on Composite Areas
Baseflow
Problems
Fundamentals of Surface-Water Hydrology II: Runoff
Introduction
Mechanisms of Surface Runoff
Time of Concentration
Overland Flow

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