Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering Systems

ISBN-10: 0136016383

ISBN-13: 9780136016380

Edition: 4th 2010

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Description: Offering a balanced treatment of both theory and practical design solutions, this book examines the fundamental concepts of engineering hydraulics. [NOTE; FROM PREV. ED. TOC] Fundamentals Properties of Water; Water Pressure and Pressure Forces; Water Flow in Pipes; Pipelines and Pipe Networks; Water Pumps; Water Flow in Open Channels; Ground Water Hydraulics; Hydraulic Structures; Water Measurements; Hydraulic Similitude and Model Studies; Hydrology for Design; Graphical Flow Nets: Electric Analog and Numerical Analysis; Solution Charts (Nomographs); Symbols. A very useful reference for practicing engineers who want to review basic principles and their applications in hydraulic engineering systems ***COURSE*** For one-semester undergraduate courses in Hydraulics.

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List price: $208.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/7/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 494
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Fundamental Properties of Water
The Earth's Atmosphere and Atmospheric Pressure
The Three Phases of Water
Mass (Density) and Weight (Specific Weight)
Viscosity of Water
Surface Tension and Capillarity
Elasticity of Water
Forces in a Fluid Field
Problems
Water Pressure and Pressure Forces
The Free Surface of Water
Absolute and Gauge Pressures
Surfaces of Equal Pressure
Manometers
Hydrostatic Forces on Flat Surfaces
Hydrostatic Forces on Curved Surfaces
Buoyancy
Flotation Stability
Problems
Water Flow in Pipes
Description of Pipe Flow
The Reynolds Number
Forces in Pipe Flow
Energy in Pipe Flow
Loss of Head from Pipe Friction
Friction Factor for Laminar Flow
Friction Factor for Turbulent Flow
Empirical Equations for Friction Head Loss
Friction Head Loss-Discharge Relationships
Loss of Head in Pipe Contractions
Loss of Head in Pipe Expansions
Loss of Head in Pipe Bends
Loss of Head in Pipe Valves
Method of Equivalent Pipes
Pipes in Series
Pipes in Parallel
Problems
Pipelines and Pipe Networks
Pipelines Connecting Two Reservoirs
Negative Pressure Scenarios (Pipelines and Pumps)
Branching Pipe Systems
Pipe Networks
The Hardy-Cross Method
The Newton Method
Water Hammer Phenomenon in Pipelines
Surge Tanks
Problems
Water Pumps
Centrifugal (Radial Flow) Pumps
Propeller (Axial Flow) Pumps
Jet (Mixed-Flow) Pumps
Centrifugal Pump Characteristic Curves
Single Pump and Pipeline Analysis
Pumps in Parallel or in Series
Pumps and Branching Pipes
Pumps and Pipe Networks
Cavitation in Water Pumps
Specific Speed and Pump Similarity
Selection of a Pump
Problems
Water Flow in Open Channels
Open-Channel Flow Classifications
Uniform Flow in Open Channels
Hydraulic Efficiency of Open-Channel Sections
Energy Principles in Open-Channel Flow
Hydraulic Jumps
Gradually Varied Flow
Classifications of Gradually Varied Flow
Computation of Water Surface Profiles
Standard Step Method
Direct Step Method
Hydraulic Design of Open Channels
Unlined Channels
Rigid Boundary Channels
Problems
Groundwater Hydraulics
Movement of Groundwater
Steady Radial Flow to a Well
Steady Radial Flow in Confined Aquifers
Steady Radial Flow in Unconfined Aquifers
Unsteady Radial Flow to a Well
Unsteady Radial Flow in Confined Aquifers
Unsteady Radial Flow in Unconfined Aquifers
Field Determination of Aquifer Characteristics
Equilibrium Test in Confined Aquifers
Equilibrium Test in Unconfined Aquifers
Nonequilibrium Test
Aquifer Boundaries
Surface Investigations of Groundwater
The Electrical Resistivity Method
Seismic Wave Propagation Methods
Seawater Intrusion in Coastal Areas
Seepage Through Dam Foundations
Seepage Through Earth Dams
Problems
Hydraulic Structures
Functions of Hydraulic Structures
Dams: Functions and Classifications
Stability of Gravity and Arch Dams
Gravity Dams
Arch Dams
Small Earth Dams
Weirs
Overflow Spillways
Side-Channel Spillways
Siphon Spillways
Culverts
Stilling Basins
Problems
Water Pressure, Velocity, and Discharge Measurements
Pressure Measurements
Velocity Measurements
Discharge Measurements in Pipes
Discharge Measurements in Open Channels
Sharp-Crested Weirs
Broad-Crested Weirs
Venturi Flumes
Problems
Hydraulic Similitude and Model Studies
Dimensional Homogeneity
Principles of Hydraulic Similitude
Phenomena Governed by Viscous Forces: Reynolds Number Law
Phenomena Governed by Gravity Forces: Froude Number Law
Phenomena Governed by Surface Tension: Weber Number Law
Phenomena Governed by Both Gravity and Viscous Forces
Models for Floating and Submerged Bodies
Open-Channel Models
The Pi Theorem
Problems
Hydrology for Hydraulic Design
The Hydrologic Cycle
Precipitation
Design Storm
Surface Runoff and Stream Flow
Rainfall-Runoff Relationships: The Unit Hydrograph
Rainfall-Runoff Relationships: SCS Procedures
Losses from Rainfall and Rainfall Excess
Time of Concentration
SCS Synthetic Unit Hydrograph
SCS Design Hydrograph
Storage Routing
Hydraulic Design: The Rational Method
Design of Stormwater-Collection Systems
Design of Stormwater Pipes
Problems
Statistical Methods in Hydrology
Concepts of Probability
Statistical Parameters
Probability Distributions
Normal Distribution
Log-Normal Distribution
Gumbel Distribution
Log-Pearson Type III Distribution
Return Period and Hydrologic Risk
Frequency Analysis
Frequency Factors
Testing Goodness of Fit
Confidence Limits
Frequency Analysis Using Probability Graphs
Probability Graphs
Plotting Positions
Data Plotting and Theoretical Distributions
Estimating Future Magnitudes
Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency Relationships
Applicability of Statistical Methods
Problems
Symbols
Answers to Selected Problems
Index
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