Water-Resources Engineering

ISBN-10: 0201350912
ISBN-13: 9780201350913
Edition: 2000
Authors: David Chin
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Description: Undergraduate courses in Water Resources, Hydraulics, and Hydrology. Water-Resources Engineering provides students with a complete picture of water resources engineering by integrating the fundamental concepts of fluid mechanics, hydraulics,  More...

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Book details

List price: $127.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/5/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 750
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Undergraduate courses in Water Resources, Hydraulics, and Hydrology. Water-Resources Engineering provides students with a complete picture of water resources engineering by integrating the fundamental concepts of fluid mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology, and contaminant fate and transport processes in the hydrologic cycle. The material in the text is presented from first principles, is rigorous, is relevant to the practice of water resources engineering, and is reinforced by detailed presentations of design applications.

Preface
Introduction
Water-Resources Engineering
The Hydrologic Cycle
Design of Water-Resource Systems
Water-Control Systems
Water-Use Systems
About This Book
Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
Introduction
Physical Properties of Water
Fluid Statics
Pressure Distribution in Static Fluids
Pressure Measurements
Hydrostatic Forces on Plane Surfaces
Hydrostatic Forces on Curved Surfaces
Fluid Kinematics
Turbulence
Reynolds Transport Theorem
Fluid Dynamics
Conservation of Mass
Conservation of Momentum
Conservation of Energy
Dimensional Analysis and Similitude
Summary
Problems
Flow in Closed Conduits
Introduction
Single Pipelines
Continuity Equation
Momentum Equation
Energy Equation
Multiple Pipelines
Nodal Method
Loop Method
Pumps
Affinity Laws
Operating Point
Limits on Pump Location
Multiple-Pump Systems
Design of Water Distribution Systems
Components of a Distribution System
Water Demand
Pipelines
Operating Criteria for Water-Distribution Systems
Network Analysis
Summary
Problems
Flow in Open Channels
Introduction
Basic Principles
Continuity Equation
Momentum Equation
Energy Equation
Water Surface Profiles
Profile Equation
Classification of Water-Surface Profiles
Hydraulic Jump
Computation of Water-Surface Profiles
Hydraulic Structures
Weirs
Parshall Flume
Gates
Culverts
Design of Open Channels
Basic Principles
Lined Channels
Unlined Channels
Grass-Lined Channels
Design of Sanitary-Sewer Systems
Design Flows
Hydraulics of Sewers
Sewer-Pipe Material
System Layout
Sulfide Generation
Design Computations
Computer Models
Summary
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
Analysis of Hydrologic Data
Estimation of Population Distribution
Estimation of Population Parameters
Frequency Analysis
Floods
Summary
Problems
Surface-Water Hydrology
Introduction
Rainfall
Local Rainfall
Spatially Averaged Rainfall
Design Rainfall
Rainfall Abstractions
Interception
Depression Storage
Infiltration
Rainfall Excess on Composite Areas
Runoff Models
Time of Concentration
Peak-Runoff Models
Continuous-Runoff Models
Routing Models
Hydrologic Routing
Hydraulic Routing
Water Quality Models
USGS Model
EPA Model
Design of Stormwater Management Systems
Minor System
Runoff Controls
Major System
Evapotranspiration
The Penman-Monteith Equation
Evaporation Pans
Computer Models
Summary
Problems
Ground-Water Hydrology
Introduction
Basic Equations of Ground-Water Flow
Darcy's Law
General Flow Equation
Two-Dimensional Approximations
Solutions of the Ground-Water Flow Equation
Steady Uniform Flow in a Confined Aquifer
Steady Uniform Flow in an Unconfined Aquifer
Steady Unconfined Flow Between Two Reservoirs
Steady Flow to a Well in a Confined Aquifer
Steady Flow to a Well in an Unconfined Aquifer
Steady Flow to a Well in a Leaky Confined Aquifer
Steady Flow to a Well in an Unconfined Aquifer with Recharge
Unsteady Flow to a Well in a Confined Aquifer
Unsteady Flow to a Well in an Unconfined Aquifer
Unsteady Flow to a Well in a Leaky Confined Aquifer
Partially Penetrating Wells
Principle of Superposition
Multiple Wells
Well in Uniform Flow
Method of Images
Constant-Head Boundary
Impermeable Boundary
Other Applications
Saltwater Intrusion
Ground-Water Flow in the Unsaturated Zone
Engineered Systems
Design of Wellfields
Design of Water-Supply Wells
Wellhead Protection
Design of Aquifer Pumping Tests
Slug Test
Design of Exfiltration Trenches
Computer Models
Summary
Problems
Hydrologic Fate and Transport Processes
Introduction
Water Quality
Measures of Water Quality
Water-Quality Standards
Fate and Transport Processes
Rivers and Streams
Initial Mixing
Longitudinal Dispersion
Spills
Oxygen-Sag Model
Lakes
Near-Shore Mixing Model
Eutrophication
Thermal Stratification
Completely Mixed Model
Ocean Discharges
Near-Field Mixing
Far-Field Mixing
Ground Water
Dispersion Models
Transport Processes
Fate Processes
Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids
Computer Models
Summary
Problems
Appendices
Units and Conversion Factors
Units
Conversion Factors
Fluid Properties
Water
Organic Compounds Found in Contaminated Water
Geometric Properties of Plane Surfaces
Statistical Tables
Areas Under Standard Normal Curve
Critical Values of the Chi-Square Distribution
Critical Values for the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test Statistic
Special Functions
Error Function
Gamma Function
Bessel Functions
Definition
Evaluation of Bessel Functions
Bessel Function of the First Kind of Order n
Bessel Function of the Second Kind of Order n
Modified Bessel Function of the First Kind of Order n
Modified Bessel Function of the Second Kind of Order n
Tabulated Bessel Functions
I[subscript 0](x), K[subscript 0](x), I[subscript 1](x), and K[subscript 1](x)
Drinking-Water Standards
Primary Drinking-Water Standards
Secondary Drinking-Water Standards
Bibliography
Index

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