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Urban Hydrology, Hydraulics, and Stormwater Quality Engineering Applications and Computer Modeling

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ISBN-10: 0471431583

ISBN-13: 9780471431589

Edition: 2003

Authors: A. Osman Akan, Robert J. Houghtalen

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A practical introduction on today's challenge of controlling and managing the water resources used by and affected by cities and urbanized communities. The book offers an integrated engineering approach, covering the spectrum of urban watershed management, urban hydraulic systems, and overall stormwater management. Each chapter concludes with helpful problems. Solutions Manual available to qualified professors and instructors upon request. Introduces the reader to two popular, non-proprietary computer-modeling pro-grams: HEC-HMS (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) and SWMM (U.S EPA).
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/25/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Urbanization and Stormwater Runoff
Urban Hydrology, Hydraulics, and Stormwater Quality
Organization of the Book
Problems
Rainfall for Designing Urban Drainage Systems
Hydrologic Description of Rainfall
Probabilistic Description of Rainfall
Return Period and Hydrologic Risk
Frequency Analysis
Intensity-Duration-Return Period Curves
Mathematical Intensity-Duration Relationships
Design Rainfall
Continuous Simulation and Single-Event Methods
Design Return Period
Design-Storm Duration and Depth
Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Design Rainfall
Construction of Design-Storm Hyetographs
Soil Conservation Service Method
Yen and Chow Method
Huff Method
Synthetic Block Hyetograph Method
Chicago Method
Problems
References
Rainfall Excess Calculations
Calculation of Rainfall Abstractions
Interception Storage
Infiltration
Depression Storage
Combined Loss Models
Soil Conservation Service Method
Other Combined Loss Models
Problems
References
Rainfall Excess and Open-Channel Flow in Urban Watersheds
Open-Channel Hydraulics
Basic Definitions
States of Open-Channel Flow
Open-Channel Flow Equations
Steady Gradually Varied Flow
Normal Flow
Open-Channel Rating Curve
Overland Flow
Kinematic-Wave Model
Overland Flow on Impervious Surfaces
Overland Flow on Pervious Surfaces
Channel Flow
Muskingum Method
Muskingum-Cunge Method
Muskingum-Cunge Method for Routing with Lateral Inflow
Modified Att-Kin Method
Problems
References
Calculation of Runoff Rates From Urban Watersheds
Basic Concepts
Elements of Urban Runoff Hydrographs
Definition of Time of Concentration
Calculation of Time of Concentration
SCS Time-of-Concentration Method
Kinematic Time-of-Concentration Formulas
Kirpich Formula
Unit Hydrograph Method
Unit Hydrograph Development
Application of the Unit Hydrograph Method
Soil Conservation Service Methods for Runoff Rate Calculations
TR-55 Graphical Peak Discharge Method
TR-55 Tabular Hydrograph Method
The Santa Barbara Urban Hydrograph Method
USGS Regression Equations
The Rational Method
The Kinematic-Rational Methods
Problems
References
Stormwater Drainage Structures
Drainage of Street Pavements
General Design Considerations
Flow in Gutters
Pavement Drainage Inlets
Pavement Drainage Inlet Locations
Storm Sewer Systems
Storm Sewer Hydraulics
Design Discharge for Storm Sewers
Sizing Storm Sewers
Hydraulic Grade Line Considerations
Storm Sewer System Design Calculations
Culverts
Inlet Control Flow
Outlet Control Flow
Sizing of Culverts
Design of Surface Drainage Channels
Design of Unlined Channels
Design of Grass-Lined Channels
Problems
References
Suggested Reading
Stormwater Detention for Quantity Management
Detention Basins
Stage-Storage Relationship
Stage-Discharge Relationship
Pond Routing
Pond-Routing Charts
Design of Detention Basins
Infiltration Practices
Capture Volume
Soil Textures
Infiltration Basins
Infiltration Trenches
Dry Wells
Porous Pavements
Problems
References
Suggested Reading
Urban Stormwater Pollution
Modeling Urban Stormwater Quality
Solids Buildup and Wash-off from Impervious Areas
Solids Wash-off from Pervious Surfaces
Wash-off of Pollutants Other than Solids
Pollutographs and Loadographs
Annual Pollutant Load Estimates
EPA Model for Annual Pollutant Loading Estimation
U.S. Geological Survey Model for Mean Annual Loads
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Method
Problems
References
Best Management Practices for Urban Stormwater Quality Control
Extended Detention Basins
Sizing Extended Detention Basins
Sizing Water Quality Outlet Devices
Additional Extended Detention Basin Design Considerations
Retention Basins
Permanent Pool Volume
Retention Basin Design Considerations
EPA Methodology for Analysis of Wet Pond Detention Basins
Water Quality Trenches
Sand Filters
Stormwater Wetlands
Other Vegetative BMPs
Grass Swales
Filter Strips
The National Stormwater BMP Database
Problems
References
Urban Stormwater Computer Models: HEC-HMS and EPA-SWMM
Hydrologic Modeling Overview and Watershed Delineation
Model Structure and Features of HEC-HMS
Technical Capabilities of HEC-HMS
HEC-HMS Example Problem
Structure and Features of EPA-SWMM
Technical Capabilities of EPA-SWMM
EPA-SWMM Example Problem
Model Calibration and Verification
Problems
References
Suggested Reading
Tabular Hydrograph Unit Discharges for SCS Type II Rainfall Distribution
Index