Hydraulic Engineering

ISBN-10: 0471124664

ISBN-13: 9780471124665

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

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Description: Updated to retain the emphasis on large projects which was a strength of the 1st ed., Hydraulic Engineering includes new material on environmental issues, groundwater flow, hydraulic design of culverts, and data to conform to current standards.

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Book details

List price: $233.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.300
Language: English

Introduction
Scope of Hydraulic Engineering
Historical Perspective
Trends for the Future
Hydrology
General Considerations
Project Needs
Hydrologic Cycle
Statistics and Probability
Precipitation
Surface Runoff
Streamflow
Obtaining Hydrologic Data
Computer Programs for Hydrology
Groundwater
General Considerations
Occurrence of Groundwater
Principles of Groundwater Flow
One-Dimensional Steady Groundwater Flow
Well Hydraulics
Pumping Tests
Recharging or Injection Wells
Boundaries of Aquifers
Well Fields
Groundwater Recharge and Safe Yield
Other Analytical Tools
Open Channel Flow
General Considerations
Steady-Uniform Flow in Open Channels
Steady-Nonuniform Flow in Open Channels
Measurement of Discharge in Open Channels
Closed Conduit Flow
General Considerations
Energy Equation
Head Loss
Head-Discharge Relations for Pump or Turbine
Conduit Systems
Instruments and Procedures for Discharge Measurement
Forces and Stresses in Pipes and Bends
Pipe Materials
Large Conduit Design
Dams and Reservoirs
The Planning Process
Types of Dams
River Diversion
Dam Safety
Reservoirs
Hydraulic Structures
Functions of Hydraulic Structures
Culverts and Bridge Openings
Dam Appurtenances
Hydroelectric Facilities
Pump Intakes
Cavitation in Hydraulic Structures
Experimental Design
Diffusers for Wastewater
Thermal Effluent Diffusers for Power Plants
Hydraulic Machinery
An Introduction to Pumps and Turbines
Dimensionless Parameters for Turbomachines
Axial-Flow Pumps
Radial- and Mixed-Flow Pumps
Performance Characteristics Under Abnormal Operating Conditions
Specific Speed
Multistage Pumps
Cavitation in Pumps and Suction Limitations
Pumps Operating in a Pipe System
Pumps Operated in Combination
Hydraulic Turbines
Pump Turbines
Viscous Effects
Other Types of Pumps
Flood Damage Reduction
Flooding and Historical Control
Flood Reduction Measures
Flood Plain Management
Delineation of the Flood Plain
Flood Plain Encroachment
Risk Based Design
Reservoir Operation for Reduction of Flood Damages
Nonstructural Aspects of Flood Control
Mathematical Modeling of Hydraulic Systems
Mathematical Models
Errors in Numerical Analysis
Interpolations
Nonlinear Algebraic Equations
Quadrature
Linear Algebraic Equations
Ordinary Differential Equations
Finite-Difference Approximations
Transport Processes
Unsteady Closed-Conduit Flows
Definitions
Time for Flow Establishment in a Pipe
Pressure Change Produced by a Velocity Change
Wave Speed
Pressure Wave Propagation and Reflections
Governing Equations
Solution of Momentum and Continuity Equations
Method of Characteristics
Boundary Conditions
Computational Procedure
Transients Caused by Pumps
Control Devices
Surge Tank Water-Level Oscillations
Unsteady Open-Channel Flows
Definitions
Governing Equations
Methods of Solution
Method of Characteristics
Finite-Difference Methods
Explicit Methods
Implicit Finite-Difference Methods
Comparison of Explicit and Implicit Methods
Flood Routing
Reservoir Routing
Channel Routing
Approximate Methods
Appendix
Nomenclature and Dimensions
Areas, Centroids and Moments of Inertia of Plane Areas
Miscellaneous Conversion Factors for Units Commonly Used in Hydrology
Conversion Factors from Traditional to SI Units
Commonly Used Equivalent Units in Hydraulic Engineering
Physical Properties of Water at Atmospheric Pressure--SI System of Units
Physical Properties of Water at Atmospheric Pressure-Traditional System of Units
Average Annual Precipitation in the U.S.
Average Annual Lake Evaporation in the U.S.
Index
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