Understanding Hydraulics


Author: L. Hamill
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230345867
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 656
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Covering all the fundamental topics in hydraulics and hydrology, this text is essential reading for undergraduate students and practising engineers around the world who want an accessible, thorough and trusted introduction to the subject. By encouraging readers to work through examples, try simple experiments and continually test their own understanding as the book progresses, the text quickly builds confidence. This hands-on approach aims to show students just how interesting hydraulics and hydrology are, as well as providing an invaluable reference resource for practising engineers. Key features: • an easy-to-read, engaging text • a wealth of worked examples to reinforce the theory • boxed highlights and Remember! features • Self Test and Revision Questions with solutions • a wide range of figures and photographs This third edition includes: • Updates on climate change, flood risk management, flood alleviation, design considerations when developing greenfield sites, and the design of storm water sewers • A new chapter on sustainable storm water management

Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Fourth Edition


Author: Andrew John Chadwick,John C. Morfett
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780419225805
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 632
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The third edition of this best-selling textbook combines thorough coverage of fundamental theory with a wide ranging treatment of contemporary applications. The chapters on sediment transport, river engineering, wave theory and coastal engineering have been extensively updated, and there is a new chapter on computational modelling. The authors illustrate applications of computer and physical simulation techniques in modern design. The book is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners of civil, environmental, and public health engineering and associated disciplines. It is comprehensive, fully illustrated and contains many worked examples, taking a holistic view of the water cycles, many aspects of which are critical for future sustainable development.

Civil Engineering Hydraulics and Engineering Hydrology

Review for the Breadth/depth Exam in Civil Engineering
Author: Bruce E. Larock
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fluid mechanics
Page: 102
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These chapters are taken from the Civil Engineering License Review and Civil Engineering License Problems and Solutions. The book contains a complete review of the topic, example questions with step-by-step solutions and 48 practice problems.

Hydraulic Factors in Bridge Design


Author: R. V. Farraday,F. G. Charlton
Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 102
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A handbook for the design engineer which identifies the hydraulic aspects that characterize a river. It provides guidance on assessing their influence on bridge design and examines the various techniques and their use in determining channel stability, water discharge and other outcomes.

Grenzschicht-Theorie


Author: H. Schlichting,Klaus Gersten
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662075547
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 852
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Die Überarbeitung für die 10. deutschsprachige Auflage von Hermann Schlichtings Standardwerk wurde wiederum von Klaus Gersten geleitet, der schon die umfassende Neuformulierung der 9. Auflage vorgenommen hatte. Es wurden durchgängig Aktualisierungen vorgenommen, aber auch das Kapitel 15 von Herbert Oertel jr. neu bearbeitet. Das Buch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über den Einsatz der Grenzschicht-Theorie in allen Bereichen der Strömungsmechanik. Dabei liegt der Schwerpunkt bei den Umströmungen von Körpern (z.B. Flugzeugaerodynamik). Das Buch wird wieder den Studenten der Strömungsmechanik wie auch Industrie-Ingenieuren ein unverzichtbarer Partner unerschöpflicher Informationen sein.