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Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering / Edition 1

by Alan L. PrasuhnAlan L. Prasuhn


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This text provides comprehensive treatment of hydraulic engineering in both closed conduit and open channel flow and a clear presentation, with more examples and problems than most competitors. The carefully organized coverage, beginning with basics of hydrology, pipelines, and open channels. Also includes both hydrologic background and traditional hydraulics. A good balance of theory and applications and extensive appendices, including selected computer programs, round out the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195107326
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/08/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Overview of Hydraulic Engineering
2. Review of Fluid Mechanics Fluid Properties
3. Hydrology Precipitation: Evaporation, Transpiration, and Snow Melt
4. Groundwater Hydraulics: Groundwater Characteristics
5. Statistical Analysis of Hydrological Data: Probability, Return Period, and Probability Distributions
6. Pipelines: Hydraulics of Steady Flow in Closed Conduits
7. Open Channel Hydraulics: Pressure Distribution, Resistance, and the Manning Equation
8. Mechanics of Sediment Transport: Sediment Properties
9. Physical Modeling: Simulitude and the Modeling Laws
10. Hydraulic Machinery: Analysis of Hydraulic Machinery
11. Drainage Hydraulics: Estimation of Drainage Runoff

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